[03/10/11] BH&HS Director to Speak at Church/State Issues Symposium April 9

Baptist History & Heritage Society executive director Bruce Gourley will be a featured speaker at a Church/States Issues Symposium in Philadelphia on April 9, 2011.

The Second Church/State Issues Symposium is presented by Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The conference will be Saturday, April 9, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The address is 525 Arch Street, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

The presentations will cover a wide range of church state topics. Gourley’s address is entitled, “A COMMITMENT TO CHURCH-STATE SEPARATION CHALLENGED: BAPTISTS IN THE SOUTH AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.”

Brent Walker, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, is also a featured speaker.

The event is free and is open to the public. Register at: au.org or by phone at 202-466-3234 ext. 215.

For more information, including complete program information, visit the conference page.