Miller Lecture to feature Gustav Niebuhr

Oct. 20, 7 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, September 30, 2011
by Chris Swietlik, chris.swietlik@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

On Oct. 20, St. Norbert College's Peace and Justice Center will host Gustav Niebuhr, who will deliver the Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding. Niebuhr's lecture, "Beyond Tolerance," will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Walter Theatre, located in the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts on the St. Norbert College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Niebuhr is associate professor in religion and the media at Syracuse University. A journalist for over 20 years with The Washington Post, The New York Times, and other newspapers, he is a leading voice on religion in American public life. He is the author of "Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America," which analyzes how religious communities in America reached out to Muslims in their communities after the September 11 attacks.

The Norman and Louis Miller Lecture Series celebrates human dignity and encourages better understanding between people, promoting unity, communication and tolerance among different cultures, religions, ethnicities and traditions.

For more information on the lecture, contact the Peace and Justice Center at St. Norbert College at pjc@snc.edu or call Catherine Kasten at (920) 403-3919.