Faith and Politics in a Fractured World

Speaker(s): Ross Douthat
Date: Oct. 30, 2012
Length: 7:11:22
Product ID: RGDL4223S

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In an international political scene characterized by realities such as the Eurozone crisis, divisive party politics, continued polarization of the American electorate along religious lines, and a wave of civil uprisings in the Arab world, this conference offers world-class speakers exploring fresh and meaningful ways of addressing the fractured nature of politics in our world. Mark Mayhew of the Regent College Marketplace Institute hosts and Iwan Russell-Jones serves as a respondent. Lectures Include: 

  • How Religion Went Bad: Christianity in an Age of Heresy - Ross Douthat
  • Faith and Politics: Who Will Put Humpty-Dumpty Together Again? - Hans Boersma
  • Bowls of Blood and Incense: The Politics of Martyrdom - Peter Leithart
  • Holy Ambivalence: Secular Liturgies, Divine Politics? - James K.A. Smith

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    Ross Douthat is a New York Times columnist, as well as a film critic for National Review. He has also contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Claremont Review of Books, GQ, and Slate. He is author of Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream, and Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class.

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