Religious America, Secular Europe?
11.09.2009 - Monday
Ken Olsen Science Center - Macdonald Auditorium/DEC Loggia
4 p.m. - Reception, KOSC Loggia
4:30 p.m. - Discussion, KOSC MacDonald Auditorium
Gordon is honored to welcome among the world's most eminent sociologists, Peter Berger, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Sociology and Theology at Boston University. He has served as the director, now Senior Research Fellow, at the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at BU since 1985. A native of Austria, Professor Berger holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research and has taught at numerous schools – including, Rutgers, the New School for Social Research, Hartford Theological Seminary, Boston College and Boston University. He is the Author of numerous books including, "The Heretical Imperative", "The Social Construction of Reality", and "The Desecularization of the World" (editor).
He will be conversing with Tal Howard, Associate Professor of History, and Director of the Jerusalem and Athens Forum at Gordon College, on his most recent book, "Religious America, Secular Europe?"
This event is free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship (Chapel) Credit available