The Witherspoon Institute, together with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, is pleased to announce the 2014 Simon Lecture to be given by esteemed scholar George Marsden (University of Notre Dame, Emeritus). His lecture is titled “Beyond Liberalism and the Culture Wars: Principled Pluralism” on October 1, 2014, at 4:30PM in McCormick Hall 101 on the campus of Princeton University. The lecture is open to the public.
Marsden has taught history at Calvin College, Duke University Divinity School, and the University of Notre Dame. His books include Fundamentalism and American Culture, The Soul of the American University, The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship, Jonathan Edwards: A Life, and The Twilight of the American Enlightenment. He is currently working on a book about C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.