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Final McDonald lectures to focus on religious freedom
By CSLR | Emory Law | Jan 30, 2018 12:01:00 AM

The final lecture in the five-year series, McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures in Christian Scholarship, will be held May 23 to 25 at Christ Church in Oxford. The theme will be, Is Religious Freedom Under Threat? A Trans-Atlantic Dialogue. The lectures will be delivered by Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and former United States Ambassador to the Holy See, and Sir John Laws, Privy Counsellor, Honorary Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge and former Lord Justice of Appeal.

Speakers include Nigel Biggar, Oxford; Francis Beckwith, Baylor; Kathleen Brady, Emory; Julian Rivers, Bristol; Roger Trigg, Warwick; John Witte, Jr., Emory; Cecile Laborde, Oxford; Norman Doe, Cardiff; Richard Garnett, Notre Dame; Mark Hill, QC, Inner Temple.

The McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures on Christian Scholarship is a five-year series concluding this year and sponsored by the McDonald Agape Foundation. The first four lectures were held at Emory University.