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Podcast with George, Thornbury explores matters of morality

Robert P. George (right) and Gregory A. Thornbury (left) talk to Doug Baker of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for an edition of Insight Podcast.
Robert P. George (right) and Gregory A. Thornbury (left) talk to Doug Baker of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for an edition of Insight Podcast.

JACKSON, Tenn.March 16, 2009 – Princeton University’s Robert P. George and Union University’s Gregory A. Thornbury discuss issues pertaining to morality, justice and natural law in the newest edition of Insight Podcast, produced by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

Doug Baker, director of public relations for the convention, interviewed George and Thornbury during the recent Making Men Moral conference at Union. George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton. Thornbury is dean of the School of Christian Studies at Union.

In the two-part podcast, George and Thornbury address such topics as legislating morality, how just laws are made, private behavior and public morality, “victimless” crimes, California’s Proposition 8, marriage, abortion, the separation of church and state and the role of the church in the public square.

The podcast can be heard at http://www.ncbaptist.org/index.php?id=insight_morality.


Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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