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Summer Lecture Series

Saturday August 24, 2019
9:00 AM-4:30 PM

University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA
Hoag Auditorium

On-Line registration
for this lecture is now closed.

Tickets will be available
at the door for $75

Karima Bennoune Ph.D

 Karima Bennoune is a professor of international law at the University of California. She is an internationally recognized advocate for cultural and women’s rights and an expert on religious extremism. She regularly serves as a consultant for global organizations such as the United Nations and Amnesty International in the fight against fundamentalism and terrorism, and lectures internationally on these topics.


Challenging Fundamentalist Terrorism 

10:00 am -   "Responding to the Global Rise in Fundamentalism and Terrorism"

1:00 pm - "Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: People of Muslim Heritage Working Against Fundamentalism"

3:00 pm -  "Women's Rights and the Global Struggle Against Fundamentalism"

Registration dates

July 14 - Sponsors -  $55 pp

July 28 - Members/public - $65 pp

August 24 - at the door -  $75  pp

Future Speakers

August 24 - Professor Karima Bennoune

November 2 - Chaplain Greg Epstein

March 14, 2020 - Dr. Robin Meyers

August 22, 2020 - Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund

November 7, 2020 - Peter Enns

Professor Karima Bennoune - August 24, 2019
Chaplain Greg Epstein - November 2, 2019
Dr. Robin Meyers - March 14, 2020
Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund - August 22 2020
Peter Enns - November 7, 2020


With our country being so polarized on issues today, Mountain Top Lectures is committed to providing a safe space to discuss how we might better bridge our differences and make a positive impact on our lives. We hope you will join us.

Mountain Top Lectures host speakers on topics that challenge our understanding of the human condition as impacted by developments in science, cosmology, theology and related topics in a changing world. 

"Lectures that affect the spirit, engage the intellect
and transcend dogma"

Mountain Top Lectures, in collaboration with the University of North Georgiahosts scholars and authors on a wide range of issues of religion and spirituality in a north Georgia setting. We host three lectures per year, one in the spring, one in the summer and one in the fall at the Hoag Auditorium at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, GA.

If you have an interest or curiosity about how Christianity and other religions developed and the challenges they face in the 21st century, you will want to join us at Mountain Top Lectures.

The Genesis Library

A great resource to enhance your book club, start a small discussion group or support your Sunday School class.
Mountain Top Lectures is offering free access to a resource library of DVD 's and CD's to registered groups to help facilitate local discussion on topics of religion and spirituality.
This program will be available only to registered groups under the Genesis Project guidelines. The only cost to the group will be the cost of return postage to material back to the Genesis Project. The Genesis Project will pay for the outbound postage.
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