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Dr. Charles Haynes, founding director of the Religious Freedom Center at the Newseum Institute in Washington, D.C., will deliver this year’s Shurden Lectures.Haynes is best known for his work on First Amendment issues in public schools. Over the past two decades, he has been the principal organizer and drafter of consensus guidelines on religious liberty in schools, endorsed by a broad range of religious and educational organizations. Haynes is the author or co-author of six books, including First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America and Religion in American Public Life: Living with Our Deepest Differences. His column, Inside the First Amendment, appears in newspapers nationwide.
The Atlanta Lecture will be held on the Mercer University campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 20: Atlanta 11 a.m. at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology Cecil B. Day Auditorium