Religious Freedom Will Be Subject of Lecture

February 5, 2013

Peoria, IL (February 5, 2013) “What Religious Freedom Is and What It Is Not” is the subject of a lecture to be given on Monday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Michel Student Center ballroom at Bradley University. Admission is free and open to the public.

Rob Boston, senior policy analyst at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will present the lecture. Boston, who has worked at Americans United since 1987, also serves as assistant editor of AU's "Church & State" magazine. He is the author of three books: "Close Encounters with the Religious Right: Journeys into the Twilight Zone of Religion and Politics" (Prometheus Books, 2000); "The Most Dangerous Man in America? Pat Robertson and the Rise of the Christian Coalition" (Prometheus Books, 1996) and "Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State" (Prometheus Books, 1993; second edition, 2003). He has provided national commentary on statements by Bishop Daniel Jenky of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria.

The Michel Student Center is located at 915 N. Elmwood.