grassoDr. Ken Grasso will deliver a lecture entitled “The Freedom of the Church and the Taming of the State: The Christian Revolution, Western Liberty & the Rise of the New Leviathan” to the students and faculty of Christendom College at 4 p.m. in St. Kilian’s Café on April 29. This lecture will be part of the college’s Faith & Reason Lecture Series.

Grasso received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Fordham University, and his B.A. in Government and Politics from St. John’s University. Grasso teaches a number of undergraduate and graduate level classes. He has been honored with awards such as an Award for Outstanding Teaching by Pi Sigma Alpha in 2005, the Foundation in Excellence Award by the Texas State Student Foundation and a favorite professor award by Alpha Chi in 1996 and 1998. Grasso has participated in a variety of forums and conferences, such as the Society of Catholic Social Scientists and the Project on American Constitutionalism, among many others. His areas of interest are religion identity and politics, The Constitution, and faith and government.

This talk is open to the public and refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Dr. Thomas Stanford, tstanford@christendom.edu.

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