St. Davids, PA, January 27, 2012: Author and social critic Os Guinness will speak at Eastern University on February 16 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Library on the campus at 1300 Eagle Road in St. Davids, PA. His topic is A World Safe for Diversity: Living with our Deepest Differences in an Age of Exploding Pluralism. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Os Guinness is a Senior Fellow of the EastWest Institute in New York and the great-great grandson of Arthur Guinness, the famous Dublin brewer. Os Guinness was born in China where his parents were medical missionaries. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil. in the social sciences from Oriel College in Oxford. He has written or edited more than 25 books, including The American Hour, Time for Truth, The Call, Invitation to the Classics, Long Journey Home, and Unspeakable: Facing up to the Challenge of Evil. His latest book, The Case for Civility - and Why Our Future Depends on It, was published in 2008.
This lecture is presented by the Agora Institue for Civic Virtue and the Common Good in partnership with the Templeton Honors College and the Office of Development at Eastern University.
Eastern University is a Philadelphia Christian university which integrates faith, reason and justice into all of its programs for undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, professional, urban and international students. Visit www.eastern.edu.