STERLING M. McMURRIN LECTURE ON RELIGION AND CULTURE | EST. 1992

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ABOUT

Established in 1992, the McMurrin Lecture supports the study of religion at the University of Utah. The McMurrin Lecture honors beloved scholar and teacher Sterling M. McMurrin (1914-1996), who served as U.S. Commissioner of Education during the Kennedy Administration. Since 2006, we have hosted religious scholars and commentators: Eboo PatelAkbar Ahmed, Krista TippetsReza Aslan, Thupten Jinpa, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Kathleen FlakeDavid Campbell, and Lester Bush, Jr. Lectures are held on campus or in the community and are free and open to the public. To read more about and/or to view previous McMurrin lectures, please click here.
 

COMING NEXT!


STEPHEN PROTHERO | Author and Professor of Religion, Boston University

prothero-headshot10/06/2016 / 7PM
@The Nancy Tessman Auditorium
Salt Lake City Public Library (map)
Lecture is free and opent to the public - no tickets required. Seating is first come, first served.

This event has received funding from Utah Humanities and will be held in conjunction with the Utah Humanities Book Festival. Prothero is a skilled researcher, celebrated religious and public historian, and Professor in the Department of Religion at Boston University. He has written eight books, including the recent Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage. Prothero also will participate in a workshop with University of Utah students and faculty and community members.

See also: http://stephenprothero.com/

VERY SPECIAL THANKS

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