Thursday, November 14, 2013

Chattanooga Bound...Again

UTC University Center
I will return to Chattanooga this weekend for the second time in the last thirteen months.  On Friday night and Saturday I will be at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga for a teacher institute sponsored by the Center for Reflective Citizenship entitled "Religion and the Making of American Citizens: Past, Present, and Future."  The conference is organized by UTC professors Jonathan Yeager and Lucian Ellington.  I am really honored to be participating with the following speakers:

Tracy McKenzie (Wheaton College): "The Place of Religion in American Education"

Daniel Dreisbach (American University): "The Role of the Bible in the Political Culture of the Founders"

Donald Clark (Trinity University): "The Impact of 19th and 20th Century Protestant Missionaries in East Asia"

Wilfred McClay (University of Oklahoma): "How and Why and What We Should Teach Our Students About Religion in the 21st Century"

Molly Worthen (UNC-Chapel Hill): "Women and Religion in American History"

Michael Cromartie (Ethics and Public Policy Center): "The Evangelical Mosaic: The Shifting Contours of Evangelicals and American Politics"

My talk is entitled "The Faiths of the Founding Fathers"

I don't think the event is open to the public.