Please  join us in congratulating parishioner John Witte, who been named Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law.

From Emory’s Web site:

Witte, an internationally recognized legal historian and expert on Christian jurisprudence, marriage and family law, religious liberty and human rights, came to Emory in 1985. He has spent the past 29 years breaking ground in the field of law and religion, while remaining committed to his first calling as a teacher.

Witte becomes the law school’s fourth Woodruff professor, which is the highest honor Emory can bestow on a faculty member

From the Emory Law Journal:

The Robert W. Woodruff Professorships are endowed professorships at Emory University, named for philanthropist Robert W. Woodruff. The chairs are Emory University’s “most distinguished academic appointments… reserved for world-class scholars who are not only proven leaders of their own fields of specialty but also ambitious bridge-builders across specialty disciplines.