January 13, 2012

Welcome to Spring Semester

Law and religion series examines oppression

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion's "When Law and Religion Meet" lecture series continues, exploring religious oppression.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Center director John Witte delivers the debut Don S. Browning Lecture, "Shari'a in the West? What Place for Religious Family Law in America and Other Western Democracies?"

Candler School of Theology professor Luke Timothy Johnson examines "Jesus and the Law of Marriage and Divorce" on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the annual Alonzo L. McDonald Lecture in Christianity and Law.

Law professor Michael J. Perry concludes the series on Wednesday, March 21, with the Overton and Lavona Currie Lecture in Law and Religion, "Freedom of Religion, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Catholic Church."

All lectures are free and open to the public and begin at 12:30 p.m. in Emory Law's Tull Auditorium.

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