A New Definition of Religious Freedom: The Fraud of Fundamentalism
*Sponsored by NW Chapter American United
Since 1992, the Rev. Barry W. Lynn has served as executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to the preservation of the Constitution's religious liberty provisions. In addition to his work as a long-time activist and lawyer in the civil liberties field, he is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, offering him a unique perspective on church-state issues.
An accomplished speaker and lecturer, Mr. Lynn has appeared frequently on television and radio broadcasts to offer analysis of First Amendment issues. On the radio, he serves as host of "Culture Shocks," a daily look at issues affecting society and the culture. In 2006, he authored Piety & Politics: The Right-Wing Assault On Religious Freedom. In 2008 he coauthored First Freedom First: A Citizen's Guide to Protecting Religious Liberty and the Separation of Church and State.
A member of the Washington, D.C. bar, Barry Lynn earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1978. He received his theology degree from Boston University School of Theology in 1973. He was born in Harrisburg, PA, and raised in Bethlehem, PA., and now lives in Chevy Chase, Md.
Luncheon & Lecture: Adults $20; Students $10
Wednesday, 14 November, 2012
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