News Release: Events, Law, Religion and Ethics

Mar. 30,  2009

Bishop Gene Robinson to Address Religion's Role in Gay Civil Rights

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The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, will speak at Emory on the divide in the Episcopal Church caused by his election as bishop in 2003. His talk concludes the Center for the Study of Law and Religion's (CSLR) 2008-2009 “When Law and Religion Meet” lecture series.

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WHO: The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire

WHAT:

  • "Why Religion Matters in the Quest for Gay Civil Rights," the Currie Lecture in Law and Religion, presented by CSLR at Emory University.
  • Book sale and signing immediately following the lecture. Cokesbury will have books available for purchase, including Robinson’s "In the Eye of the Storm: Swept to the Center by God" and "Going to Heaven: The Life and Election of Bishop Gene Robinson" by Elizabeth Adams.

WHEN: Monday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Tull Auditorium, Emory Law School, 1301 Clifton Rd. on the Emory campus.

PARKING: Free in Lowergate South Parking Deck, off Gambrell Drive. Follow directional signs.

COST: Free and open to the public. For more information, go to CSLR or call 404.712.8710.

SPONSOR: Overton and Lavona Currie

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