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Princeton profesor to discuss "Faith and Intellect" at BYU lecture Oct. 27

Robert George, the McCormick professor of jurisprudence at Princeton University, will present “Faith and Intellect” during a Wheately Institution lecture Monday, Oct. 27, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Brigham Young University’s Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitor's Center Assembly Hall.

George will also give a forum address Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

George is a member of the President's Council on Bioethics and formerly served as a presidential appointee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. He was a judicial fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. He is the author of “In Defense of Natural Law,” “Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality” and “The Clash of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion and Morality in Crisis.”

The Wheatley Institution was founded in 2007 to enhance the academic climate and scholarly reputation of BYU and to enrich faculty and student experiences by contributing recognized scholarship that lifts society by preserving and strengthening its core institutions.

For more information, contact Janna Gates at (801) 422-1386 or janna_gates@byu.edu.

Writer: Brady Toone

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