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Memphis Freethought Lecture Series
The Memphis Freethought Alliance is a small group that is just starting out and trying to build membership and awareness. If plan to be in Memphis you should check them out. Or, if you know of like-minded people in the area, consider forwarding them this announcement. At some point I'd like to gather willing RET members and roadtrip to Nashville and meet them halfway to discuss how to grow an organization like ours.

Memphis Freethought Alliance his proud to announce guest speaker Dr. Barbara Forrest who will discuss: Inside Creationism’s Trojan Horse: A Closer Look at Intelligent Design, Saturday July 16th, Central Library, meeting room C, Poplar Ave. 1 – 3 pm.

Dr. Forrest was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophy at Tulane University in 1988. She has taught philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University since 1981 and presently holds the rank of professor in philosophy in the Department of History and Political Science. She is co-author with scientist Paul R. Gross of Creationism’s Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design (Oxford University Press 2004), which examines the goals and strategies of the intelligent design creationist movement. She currently serves on the board of directors of the National Center for Science Education, the National Advisory Council of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, and the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association.

Related Link: E-mail Chris Stahl for more information

Posted by dbuck
June 01, 2005