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A Pilgrimage Renewed – Dr. Patrick Deneen

March 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Free

Organizer: Camp House, Phone: 423.702.8081 https://thecamphouse.com/
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6:30pm DOORS, 7pm START
This will be a free, ticketed event courtesy of the Chattanooga chapter of the Sycamore Trust.

A Pilgrimage Renewed: Life as a Christian in Post-liberal America – Dr. Patrick Deneen, University of Notre Dame

The American political order has entered a new phase, comparable to the long period of decline experienced by Rome after its peak of power. Christians are learning anew the need for forms of psychic withdrawal from the fortunes of the imperium, but why such a change is necessary and how to undertake this new pilgrimage is a subject of hot debate. Professor Deneen will discuss the decline of the liberal order and the hopes for Christian renewal.

About Dr. Deneen
Patrick J. Deneen holds a B.A. in English literature and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. From 1995-1997 he was Speechwriter and Special Advisor to the Director of the United States Information Agency. From 1997-2005 he was Assistant Professor of Government at Princeton University. From 2005-2012 he was Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis Associate Professor of Government at Georgetown University, before joining the faculty of Notre Dame in Fall 2012. He is the author and editor of several books and numerous articles and reviews and has delivered invited lectures around the country and several foreign nations.

Deneen was awarded the A.P.S.A.’s Leo Strauss Award for Best Dissertation in Political Theory in 1995, and an honorable mention for the A.P.S.A.’s Best First Book Award in 2000. He has been awarded research fellowships from Princeton University and the Earhart Foundation.

His teaching and writing interests focus on the history of political thought, American political thought, religion and politics, and literature and politics.

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