Religion and Religious Expression in the Academy and Public Life

Lecture Series

January 17, 2018

4:30 - 6:30PM

Assembly Hall

The International House Global Voices Program and the Lumen Christi Institute present a panel discussion featuring University of Chicago faculty members and Ross Douthat, author and New York Times op-ed columnist, for a discussion on religion and religious expression in the academy and in public life.

The panel will include: Ross Douthat, author and op-ed columnist on "The New York Times"; William Cavanaugh, Professor of Catholic studies and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University; Geoffrey R. Stone, the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School; William Schweiker, the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics at The Divinity School; and Laurie Zoloth, Margaret E. Burton Professor and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School. The panel will be moderated by Willemien Otten, Professor of Theology and of the History of Christianity, and Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion.

This event is free and open to the public. Register here

This event is co-sponsored by the International House Global Voices Program, the Lumen Christi Institute, the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion at the Divinity School, and the Institute of Politics.

Ross Douthat

New York Times op-ed columnist

William Cavanaugh

Professor of Catholic Studies at DePaul University

Geoffrey R. Stone

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law

William Schweiker

Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics at The Divinity School

Laurie Zoloth

Dean and Margaret E. Burton Professor at the Divinity School

Willemien Otten

Professor of Theology and the History of Christianity; Director, Martin Marty Center