Sr. Touchstone editor Dr. Allan Carlson coming to Columbia, SC April 3rd

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Does the American Family Have a Bright Future?

A Conversation with Dr. Allan Carlson,

President Emeritus of the Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society

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Please join us for a presentation and Q&A

Sunday, April 3, 2016    7:00-8:30 pm    Reception following

 Cornerstone Presbyterian Church

5637 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 29212      803.772.1000     www.cornerstonesc.org
Admission is free and infant to pre-school childcare is provided
Additional details here

Dr. Carlson is Founder of the World Congress of Families

Editor-In-Chief of The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy

Senior Editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity.

Dr. Carlson has written fifteen books on marriage and family policy, most recently: Godly Seed: American Evangelicals Confront Birth Control, 1873-1973 (2012)

His articles have appeared in the The Washington Post, The Wall Street JournalNational Review, and he has appeared  on ABC, CBS, and NBC News, the PBS News Hour,  and many other broadcast outlets.



Do Americans Still “Hold these Truths To Be Self-Evident?”

A Conversation with Robert P. George about

Life, Liberty and Law

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McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Founder and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at  Princeton University

   Please join us for a presentation and Q&A

Monday, November 16, 2015    7:00-8:30 pm    Reception following

 Cornerstone Presbyterian Church

5637 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 29212      803.772.1000     www.cornerstonesc.org
Admission is free and infant to pre-school childcare is provided
Additional details here

 

A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School, Robert P. George earned a master’s degree in theology at Harvard and a doctorate in philosophy of law from Oxford. Dr. George served on the President’s Council of Bioethics and is currently a member of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. A recognized authority on law and ethics he has published extensively on marriage, the sanctity of human life, natural law and religious liberty. The New York Times calls him the “country’s most influential conservative Christian thinker.”



The Hobby Lobby Decision and the Future of Religious Liberty

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Please join us for a presentation and Q&A with Robert Cochran

Professor of Law and Director of the Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion and Ethics at Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

    Sunday, April 19, 2015    7:00-8:30 pm    Reception following

 Cornerstone Presbyterian Church

5637 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 29212      803.772.1000     www.cornerstonesc.org
Admission is free and infant to pre-school childcare is provided

 

Prof. Cochran will discuss the Supreme Court’s current position regarding religious liberty and what religious liberty issues the courts are likely to address in the near future. He will also address how churches and other religious organizations may protect their First Amendment freedoms of religion and speech.

Law and the BibleProfessor Robert F. Cochran, Jr. has co-authored and co-edited several books:

  • Law and the Bible: Justice, Mercy and Legal Institutions (InterVarsity Press)
  • Lawyers, Clients and Moral Responsibility (West Publishing Co)
  • Faith and Law: How Religious Traditions from Calvinism to Islam View American Law (New York Univ Press)

In recent years Professor Cochran has traveled to Rwanda, Uganda, South Korea, Vietnam and Thailand with the Nootbaar Institute’s Global Justice Program assisting human rights groups, supervising students, consulting with governments on religious freedom issues and speaking on Christianity and the law.

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