The Religious Roots of Liberty
April 25-27, 1997
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Friday, April 25
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center, Chairman
Michael Novak, American Enterprise Institute, "A Free and Virtuous Society"
Saturday, April 26
8:30 - 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (members only)
10:00 - 11:30 Limited Government Under Law
Robert Weissberg, Chairman
Jeffrey Sikkenga, Ashland University, "The Birth of Freedom"
John G. West, Jr., Discovery Institute, "Jerusalem and the Law"
David W. Hall, The Kuyper Institute, Reformation and Resistance
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 The Biblical Basis of Western Science
T. Kenneth Cribb, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Chairman
Father Stanley Jaki, Seton Hall University, "The Biblical Basis of Western Science"
2:00 - 3:30 From Covenant to Constitution
James McClellan, Liberty Fund, Inc., Chairman
William C. Dennis, Liberty Fund, Inc., "The Puritan Achievement"
Ellis Sandoz, Eric Voegelin Institute, "The Founders and the Higher Law"
For Hollis Liberty Prints of many Classical Republicans, Whigs, and even a few Tories see the Exhibition curated by the Secretary
John Baker, Louisiana State University Law School, "The Meaning of the First Amendment"
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 Of Faith and Freedom
Leonard Liggio, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Chairman
Alejandro A. Chafuen, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, "The Origins of Market Economics" Speech text
Barbara von der Heydt, The Acton Institute, "Why the Walls Came Down" (first part of speech audio is missing)
Ralph E. Ancil, Wilhelm Roepke Institute, "Morality and Markets"
7:00 - 9:00 Saturday Optional Dinner
Michelle Easton, President, Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, "Who Controls the Schools: Parents or the Federal Village?"
Sunday, April 27
8:30 - 11:00 Breakfast - Darwin Reconsidered
M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center, Chairman
Michael Behe, Lehigh University, "Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry"
Jane Shaw Stroup, Political Economy Research Center Speech text