"Religious Politics and Secular Values" in Washington, DC, Oct. 22, 2011
Woolly Mammoth Theatre - Rehearsal Room

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»Why is the inclusion of creationism and "intelligent design" still a viable proposal for American biology curricula? What other secular policies are at risk of religious intrusion?

»What are the main models of political secularism? How is each influenced by form(s) of religion viewed as most dangerous?

»What are some of the most pervasive political and religious conspiracy theories...and how can we distinguish from genuine plots and collusion?

»How is religious language used and abused by political figures?

These are some of the questions that will be addressed by our expert speakers in this one-day special event with ample time for discussion and Q&A. Program here. Our speaker line-up:

Chip Berlet former Senior Analyst at Political Research Associates
Jamila Bey Journalist with Voice of Russia and formerly NPR
Barbara Forrest
 Director of the National Center for Science Education 
Ronald Lindsay CFI CEO and President 
Barry Lynn Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State 
Chris Mooney Host of Point of Inquiry and author of Storm World and Unscientific America
Jeff Sharlet Author of The Family and C Street 
John Shook CFI Director of Education 

Registration is $55 for CFI Friends of the Center and $70 for the general public. CFI Friends of the Center also get Priority Seating. Become a Friend of the Center today! Registration includes:

• Morning coffee and snacks
• Catered lunch and refreshments

Please Note: All sales are final. Speakers and schedule are subject to change at any time.

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
641 D St NW
(Archives or Judiciary Sq Metro)
Washington, DC 20004
United States

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