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  • The subject of the symposium is “Why Tolerate Religion?”Speakers include:

    Jacques Berlinerblau, Associate Professor and Director of the Program for Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University; and author of How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom

    Caroline Mala Corbin, Associate Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law; and author of numerous papers on the relationship between church and state

    Wendy Kaminer, lawyer and social critic; Advisory Board member, Secular Coalition for America; and author of Free for All: Defending Liberty in America Today

    Brian Leiter, Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the Center for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values, University of Chicago; and author of Why Tolerate Religion?

    Ronald A. Lindsay, President and CEO, Center for Inquiry; and author of Future Bioethics: Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas

    Barry Lynn, Executive Director, Americans United for Separation of Church and State; and co-author of First Freedom First: A Citizen’s Guide to Protecting Religious Liberty and the Separation of Church and State

    John R. Shook, Director of Education and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry; Education Coordinator, American Humanist Association; and author of The God Debates: A 21st Century Guide for Atheists and Believers

    Registration is $60 for the public, $50 for CFI Friends of the Center (Join here!), and $25 for students

    Registration includes:
    • Continental breakfast at the venue
    • Snacks and refreshments throughout the day
    (Attendees will receive a 90 minute lunch break to visit local restaurants)
    In conjunction with the Secular Coalition for America, CFI is pleased to offer $50 discounted registration to attendees of SCA’s Lobby Day Summit, held April 24-26, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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