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    Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Johann Christoph Arnold

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    Celebrating the Life and Legacy oJohann Christoph Arnold

    5:45-7:15 pm, Monday, September 11, 2017

    The Union League Club, 38 E. 37th St., New York, New York

    Join The Witherspoon Institute’s Robert P. George together with First Things editor R.R. Reno, civil rights activist John M. Perkins, and others in honor of Johann Christoph Arnold (1940-2017).  Arnold, Elder of the Bruderhof Communities between 1983 and 2001, was a pastor, author, and tireless worker for peace, reconciliation, and justice. Arnold’s work was praised by many including Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mother Theresa, J.I. Packer, and Peter Kreeft. 

    The forum will begin at 5:45 pm on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Union League Club, 38 E. 37th Street, New York, NY, and will be followed by a reception at 7:15 pm. While there is no charge for this event, space is limited for the forum and the reception, and advanced registration is required here


    2017 Simon Lecture: Rabbi Meir Soloveichik on “Passover on July 4th: Franklin, Jefferson, and the Seal of the United States”

    The fourth annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life, co-sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, will be given by Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik on Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm in Lewis Library 120 on the campus of Princeton University. Rabbi Soloveichik’s lecture will be titled “Passover on July 4th: Franklin, Jefferson, and the Seal of the United States.” Continue reading