Posted by William Nunnelley on 2012-10-10

Dr. Mark Douglas, a Christian ethics professor at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga., will lead a program on "Faith and Politics: Do We Need Religion in the Public Square?" Thursday, Oct. 11, at Samford University.

The 6 p.m. program in the Carroll Moot Courtroom of Robinson Hall law building is sponsored by Samford's Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership.  It is open to the public.

Douglas teaches courses in science and religion and directs the master of arts in theological studies program at Columbia.  He is founding editor of @this point: Theological reflections on church and culture, the seminary's online journal.

Douglas is author of the book, Believing Aloud: Reflections on Being Religious in the Public Square.  He is a graduate of Colorado College and Princeton Theological Seminary with a doctorate in religious ethics from the University of Virginia.