Alexander, Welker Tackle Housing Crisis, Mercy in Spring Lectures

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CSLR's 2012-2013 lecture series, When Law and Religion Meet: The Rights of the Needy, continues in the spring semester.

On February 20, Frank S. Alexander, CSLR Founding Director and Sam Nunn Professor of Law, addresses America's housing crisis in a lecture titled "Housing America's Families: Investments, Risks, and Families." The event takes place in Emory Law's Tull Auditorium at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch will be provided for those who sign up by February 15. SIGN UP

On March 27, Michael Welker, Chair for Systematic Theology at the University of Heidelberg, explores Biblical teachings about helping the poor. His lecture, "The Power of Mercy in Biblical Law," takes place at Candler School of Theology, Room 252. Ordained in the Protestant Church of Palatinate, Germany, Welker is a world-renowned theologian who works through the biblical traditions and through philosophical and sociological theories to address questions of contemporary culture. He is director of the University of Heidelberg's Research Center for International and Interdisciplinary Theology, and studied with Jürgen Moltmann, one of the most celebrated theologians of modern times.

Lunch will be provided for those who sign up by March 22. SIGN UP

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