Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Dinesh D’Souza Coming to Vanderbilt

Reposted from The Vanderbilt Torch 

On Thursday, April 19, renowned Conservative thinker and Christian apologist Dinesh D’Souza will be presenting a lecture titled “How Christianity Shaped America: Religious Liberty and Liberal Intolerance” at Vanderbilt University.

The lecture be held at 7 o’clock in Sarratt Cinema and will be over before Rites events kick off on Alumni Lawn that evening.

In the fall of 2010, Dinesh D’Souza was named the President of The King’s College in New York City. D’Souza brings to King’s a distinguished 25 year career as a writer, scholar and intellectual. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D’Souza also served as an Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute as well as a Rishwain Scholar at the Hoover Institution at Stanford.
Called one of the “top young public-policy makers in the country” by Investor’s Business Daily, D’Souza quickly became a major influence on public policy through his writings.

Illiberal Education, his first book publicized the phenomenon of political correctness in America’s colleges and universities and was on the best seller list for 15 weeks. Subsequent bestsellers include Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader, The Virtue of Prosperity, What’s So Great About America, Letters to a Young Conservative and What’s So Great About Christianity, and The Roots of Obama’s Rage. His latest work, Godforsaken, responds to the problem of evil.

A prolific, writer, persuasive debater, and sought after speaker on college campuses as well as many other venues, D’Souza has been named one of America’s most influential conservative thinkers by the New York Times.

The lecture is open to the public and free of charge and is sponsored by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and The Vanderbilt Torch.

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