Cedarville Welcomes Michael Gerson to its Critical Concern Series

by Public Relations

Cedarville University’s Center for Political Studies welcomes Michael Gerson to campus on March 22. Gerson will present his lecture “Graceful Citizenship: A conversation on Christian Civility and the Common Good” as part of the University’s Critical Concern Series.

Gerson is a nationally syndicated Washington Post columnist, a contributor to Newsweek and the author of “Heroic Conservatism.”

Gerson served on President George W. Bush’s presidential campaign in 1999 as chief speechwriter and a senior policy advisor. He has also served as the Roger Hertog Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Immigration and is currently a senior research fellow at the Center on Faith and International Affairs at the Institute for Global Engagement.

Gerson’s work focuses on human rights, global health and conflict resolution, and he is co-chair of The Poverty Forum and of the Catholic/Evangelical Dialogue with Dr. Ron Sider.

Gerson graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois and currently lives with his wife and sons in Virginia.

Gerson will speak as part of Cedarville’s Critical Concern series on March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dixon Ministry Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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