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Jefferson Center Salons

  • 09/10/2017 - 4:00pm

    The United States is certainly a majority Christian nation, and has been since its founding. But are the U.S. government and the U.S. Constitution Christian? Did the Founders intend, and does the U.S. Constitution allow for the government to be to some degree Christian? Are the Declaration of Independence, and the U.S. Constitution, based on biblical precepts?

    These sorts of questions have been debated since the founding to the present day. How these are answered can have, among other effects, direct influence on the expenditure of public monies and the place of minority beliefs in our country.

    The Jefferson Center is sponsoring a public talk on this topic Sunday, September 10 at 4pm at the Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, Oregon 97520. Drinks, nibbles and conviviality at 4pm followed by the formal talk. There will be plenty of time for questions and comments afterward. Please bring your interest, comments and questions on this important topic.

    Len Eisenberg is a geologist and science educator in Ashland, Oregon. He is past president of The Jefferson Center, a social and educational group in Ashland, and serves on the science advisory board of ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland, see www.scienceworksmuseum.org .

Salon Information

Salon Program
Jefferson Center Salons present topics of interest to our community, and provide a forum for lively discussion afterward. Topics are selected by a committe of members. We serve refreshments contributed by volunteers and have a brief social time before the start of the program. Salons are typically held on the second Sunday of each month at 4pm at The Jefferson Center, 208 Oak Street, Suite 101 in Ashland. Guests of members and interested visitors are always welcome to join us. To volunteer for refreshments or make a suggestion for a future salon, please contact committee chair Diana Spade by clicking here.