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Bradley Prize recipient Robert P. George will discuss "Faith and Reason:  Why We Do Good" during his upcoming Pallium Lecture on Monday, June 11, at the Archbishop Cousins Catholic Center in St. Francis, Wis.  George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, directs Princeton's James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, and is a member of the The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation's Board of Directors.

A renowned scholar on natural law, George is a member of The President’s Council on Bioethics, is a former presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and has been a judicial fellow at the U.S. Supreme Court, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. 

George is also the author of numerous books -- including Making Men Moral:  Civil Liberties and Public Morality, In Defense of Natural Law, and most recently, The Clash of Orthodoxies:  Law, Religion, and Morality in Crisis, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.  In The Clash of Orthodoxies, drawing on natural-law philosophy, he challenges liberalism's claim to represent the triumph of reason and argues that on controversial issues -- such as embryonic stem-cell research, abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality, and same-sex marriage -- traditional Judeo-Christian beliefs are actually rationally superior to secular liberal alternatives.
 
George's is the third and final lecture of this year's Pallium Lecture Series.  Started in 2003 by Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan and supported by the Bradley Foundation, the series brings national and international speakers to Milwaukee for discussions of religion in the modern world.  The series' name comes from the woolen vestment worn by the Pope and conferred by him on Archbishops.

The free, public lecture begins with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a reception.  The Cousins Center is at 3501 South Lake Drive in St. Francis.
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