Do you know why John Adams said, “Without religion this world would be something not fit to be mentioned in polite society, I mean Hell”? Do you know which biblical verse is inscribed on the Liberty Bell?
Randi Wren (GTU MA student in Jewish Studies) will speak on her research in commemoration of the signing of the United States Constitution in September 1787.
Friday, September 20, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, September 21, 2013 (All day)
Presented by UC Berkeley's Institutions and Governance Program
How do American and European courts confront the problem of reconciling secular democratic principles with increasingly assertive faith identities? The aim of the workshop is to bring together a small group of distinguished judges, scholars and advocates to discuss the tensions between faith-based practices and secular ideals.