Christendom College’s Rafael A. Madan will explore and illuminate key periods of English history in two exclusive lectures this coming month in the Northern Virginia area, both sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture. On June 5, Madan will speak on the Battle of Hastings and the future of England at Holy Trinity Church Hall, and will examine the principles of liberty in a study of the Magna Carta on June 12 at St. Ambrose Church Hall.
Madan is a popular speaker on history and law, and is an adjunct instructor of jurisprudence and constitutional law at Christendom. His first talk on June 5, titled “Controlling the Kingdom: The Battle of Hastings and the Future of England,” will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Holy Trinity Church Hall, which is located at 8213 Linton Hall rd., Gainesville, Va.
Madan will offer his second talk at 6:00 p.m. on June 12, speaking on the topic “Principles of Liberty: A Student of the Magna Carta.” The talk will be given at St. Ambrose Church Hall, which is located at 3901 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, Va.
Rafael A. Madan has served in the U.S. Department of Justice since 1991, after earning his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Virginia. Madan is currently General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, while also serving as a member of the board of directors for the Hispanic Committee of Virginia. Madan is on the boards of several other faith-based, cultural, social-service, and other non-profit organizations in Virginia and the Washington, D.C. areas, as well as volunteer work for several other such organizations, for which he has received decorations from the Vatican.