The Freethought Society and the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia (EHSP) are delighted to co-host an event featuring Herb Silverman as the special guest and speaker. Silverman’s presentation will begin at 7:00 PM at the EHSP building located at 1906 South Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 at the door to help with costs.
Herb Silverman is founder and president of the Secular Coalition for America, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the College of Charleston. He ran for governor of South Carolina in the 1990s to challenge a state law that required religious belief to hold public office. After an eight-year battle, he won a unanimous decision in the South Carolina Supreme Court, which struck down this religious test requirement.
Silverman’s speech, “Candidate Without a Prayer,” will highlight excerpts from his book of the same name. Books will be sold for $20 each and Silverman will inscribe them as time permits. Continue reading: Herb Silverman, “Candidate Without a Prayer” in Philadelphia, 9-28-2012