Aug 202012
 August 20, 2012

This symposium will critically examine the intersections of religion and public life, while deepening academic understanding of religious and political institutions in the United States. Speakers include:

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Delaware)
Dr. Randall Balmer, Author, “God in the White House”
Dr. Randy Styers, Professor, UNC
Rev. Stephen Lewis, President, The Fund for Theological Education
Rev. George Reed, Executive Director, NC Council of Churches
Dr. Jason Bivins, Chair of Religion and Philosophy Dept. NCSU
Eric Sapp, Eleison Group
Dr. John Senior, Wake Forest University

Topics include:

  • Faithful Discourse: Religion in American Public Address
  • Depictions and Misconceptions: Ethics and Religion in Politics
  • Moral Formation of Elected Officials

Co-sponsored by Duke Divinity School

September 24-25, 2012
Von Canon A, Bryan Center, Duke University