Thursday, 9 February 2012

Oxford Union Religion in Politics Debate

Information on this evening's debate in the Oxford Union, taken from https://www.oxford-union.org/term_events/religion_in_politics_debate?SQ_CALENDAR_DATE=2012-02-09

"This House Believes That the Dividing Line Between Religion and Politics Should Shine Brightly"


Speakers in Proposition:
  • Keith Porteous Wood - Exec Dir of National Secular Society
  • Dr Peter Cave - Chair of Humanist Philosophers of Gt Britain
  • Rt Hon Lord Warner of Brockley - Since 2010, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Humanist Group
  • Neil Dewar - Ex-Chair of the Union's Debates Selection Committee who has represented the Union all over the World
Speakers in Opposition:

  • Judge William H Pryor Jr - Federal Judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Prof John O McGinnis - Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and author of over 90 academic articles and essays
  • Alan Craig - Leader of Christian Peoples Alliance
  • Nick Spencer - Author, and Director of Studies at theology think-tank Theos
This Debate is kindly sponsored by The Federalist Society

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