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Southern Baptist Convention’s ERLC sponsoring event on religious liberty

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WASHINGTON-Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will join a diverse group of expert panelists for a moderated discussion on contemporary issues with a historical understanding of religious liberty, Thursday, Oct. 10.

This event, sponsored by the ERLC and “Manhattan Declaration”:http://manhattandeclaration.org/, will be held from 7-9 PM EDT at the “Miracle Theater”:http://theaterchurch.com/location/barracksrow, 525 8th St. SE in Washington, D.C., and is open for media to attend.

Andrew Walker, ERLC Director of Policy Studies, will moderate the event and ask panelists questions related to faith, culture and religious freedom in America for the first hour. Panelists will also answer questions from participants who tweet their questions to @ERLC using #erlclive prior to and during the event.

The event will be live streamed on “erlc.com/live”:www.erlc.com/live so we invite all who are unable to attend in person to join us there. There will also be mult-box access and charging outlets for live bloggers.

Confirmed Expert Panelists

“Russell D. Moore”:http://www.russellmoore.com/, President, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention

“Jennifer Marshall”:http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/m/jennifer-marshall, Director, Domestic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation

“Kirsten Powers”:http://www.thedailybeast.com/contributors/kirsten-powers.html, Columnist, The Daily Beast and Contributor, USA Today and Fox News

“Timothy Shah”:http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/people/timothy-shah, Associate Director, Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University

“Ross Douthat”:http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/editorialsandoped/oped/columnists/rossdouthat/index.html, Columnist, The New York Times

Interested media should send an RSVP to [email protected]. Follow the conversation on Twitter at @ERLC and #erlclive.

The Southern Baptist Convention is Americas largest non-Catholic denomination with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBCs ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Washington, D.C.

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