Texas State University: The Founders on Religion, Morality, and Republicanism

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Discourse in Democracy Series: “The Founders on Religion, Morality, and Republicanism”


The Discourse in Democracy Series at Texas State University, a new JMC partner program, will be hosting  JMC faculty partner Carl Richard for a virtual lecture on the founders, their views of religion and morality, and how it all relates to republicanism.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 • 6:30 PM CST
A virtual event

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Carl RichardCarl Richard is a Professor of History at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. His research interests include intellectual history, American history, and the history of ancient Greece and Rome. Professor Richard has written several books, including among others, The Battle for the American Mind: A Brief History of a Nation’s Thought (Rowman & Littlefield, 2004), Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), and The Founders and the Bible (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).  He has also contributed a host of essays to edited volumes, including two books published by Oxford University Press.

Professor Richard is a JMC faculty partner.

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Discourse in Democracy is a series of events designed to engage undergraduate students in political and philosophical debate about today’s most important issues. Discourse in Democracy provides opportunities for students to become more deeply involved in their Texas State community by offering lectures and seminars by keynote speakers, chances to collaborate with professors, other students, and prominent professionals in the field at the federal, state, and local levels.

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