Lecture series on religion and politics starts, Sept. 25
Posted September 20, 2002; 06:30 p.m.
A lecture series titled "The Crossroads of Religion and Politics" will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 25, with a talk on "Quakers and the Search for Pacifist Realism in the 20th Century." Each of the lectures are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. in Roberston Hall, Bowl 016.
The opening talk will be given by J. William Frost, the Jenkins Professor of Quaker History and Research at Swarthmore College and the director of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore. An expert on the Quakers, Frost has written extensively on the relationship of religion and war in the context of the Quaker society.
Five lectures are on the slate for the 2002-'03 academic year:
The lectures are being presented by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for the Study of Religion . Since its inception in 1999, the series has brought academics, politicians and religious leaders to the campus to discuss the intertwinings of religion and politics.
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601