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The Fifth Saint Anselm Conference

Statue of Saint AnselmApril 10-12, 2014
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, Hew Hampshire

The issue of the relationship between the Church and the political order has been of perennial interest to Catholic thinkers. Saint Augustine famously spoke of the City of God and the City of Man, and in the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries Saint Anselm fought for the institutional independence of the Church in Normandy and England. It remains an issue of great historical, cultural, educational, political and moral significance. The conference looks to explore the issue both historically and systematically.

Prof. Robert George, Princeton University, will give the keynote lecture on Thursday, April 10, at 7:30, in Perini lecture hall in the Goulet Science Center. The title of his talk is "Two Concepts of Liberty and Conscience: Newman and Mill." Paper sessions will be held in the Geisel Library, Friday 9:00-5:00 and Saturday 9-12:30.

Members of the Saint Anselm College Community are invited to attend the lecture and paper sessions.