Doing the Right Thing Week: A University Exploration of Ethics
Sept. 30 - Oct. 4
Day #4 (Oct. 3) - Dr. Francis Beckwith - Does Natural Law Require a Moral Law Giver - Texas A&M
Dr. Francis Beckwith, Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, and Resident Scholar in the Institute for Studies of Religion, at Baylor University will be speaking at Texas A & M on common morality, how and why it is known by all people, and whether or not a law giver is needed in order to justify the common law. Pop culture and the new atheism claims that morality is relative, that it is culturally rooted, and that we can have a common 'good' without God. Is this true? Or are there ethical imperitives that we truly can not escape? From where do this imperitives come? Join us on campus for an in depth academic lecture and Q & A.
This event will also be available live as an online video stream to indivduals and groups around the world.
"Ethics Week 2013" is a nation wide university initiative to focus on a discussion of the foundation of morality, how do we determine what is right and wrong, and what it means to live ethically. These are questions that every college student, indeed every person on the planet, must grapple with as the answers affect government, society, our families, and ourselves.
5 Universities, 5 Nights, 5 Big Questions
This national series and dialogue is being sponsored by Ratio Christi, The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).
In conjunction with Doing the Right Thing Week the ADF is sponsoring FREE2DISAGREE, a campaign for free speech on campus. As a student at a public college or university, do you have the opportunity to express your beliefs or viewpoint? What if the prevailing sentiment on campus is against you? Would you be free to disagree with your peers? Your professors? Doing the Right Thing Week will challenge what you think--in a good way. Free2Disagree will challenge you to speak up. Agree or disagree, robust discussion is worth the effort. And if you ever find yourself unfairly censored or punished for expressing your views on campus, check out www.SpeakUpMovement.org/University
Be free. Free to Disagree.
Simulcast: Each of the five evenings of Ethics Week events will be available live by online video stream. The simulcast can be watched by an individual, a small group, or a large gathering. You, your church, youth group, university group, or other gathering can watch for one day, multiple days, or all five days for the same price . . . free. Details here.
We hope you can join us.
Thursday 8:00 pm Rudder Tower 401
Meeting locations are subject to change.
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Does Natural Law Require a Moral Law Giver? Dr. Francis Beckwith (Baylor University) to…