Summary: Faith Angle brings together top scholars and leading journalists for smart conversations around some of the most profound questions in the public square. Rather than a current-events debrief, our goal is a substantive conversation one notch beneath the surface, drawing out how religious convictions manifest themselves in American culture and public life.
Mona Charen and Oren Cass: The Once and Future Worker
Kelsey Dallas, “Latter-day Saint leaders call for ‘fairness for all’ while opposing the Equality Act,” The Deseret News, May 13, 2019: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900070101/equality-act-federal-religious-freedom-lgbtq-rights-mormon-lds-church.htmlStanley Carlson-Thies, “A Better Way than the Equality Act,” Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, April 25, 2019: http://www.irfalliance.org/a-better-way-than-the-equality-act/Jonathan Rauch, “Nondiscrimination for All,” National Affairs, Summer 201: 7: https://www.nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/nondiscrimination-for-allEmma Green, “Health and Human Services and the Religious-Liberty War,” The Atlantic, May 7, 2019: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/05/hhs-trump-religious-freedom/588697/“An Open Letter to Congress From Religious Leaders,” May 7, 2019: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/upload/2019-Coalition-Letter-to-Congress-Equality-Act.pdfH.R.5 – Equality Act, May 17, 2019: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5/text
In this episode, we sit down with a Paris-based journalist, Pascal Emmanuel-Gobry, who provides insights on the changing role of religion in Europe. Amidst the rise in immigration and growing populism across the continent, is there a pluralist vision large enough to introduce healthy constraints and advance human flourishing between discrete communities? In advance of a November Faith Angle Forum, Pascal offers his best thinking.
In this episode, Emma Green of The Atlantic and Michael Wear of Public Square Strategies (& former senior advisor to President Obama), discuss how Democratic presidential candidates are approaching religion—and what that suggests about our cultural moment.
In this episode, we sit down with The Economist's James Astill and EPPC's Henry Olsen—also a Washington Post columnist—to discuss European populism.The centre-Left will never defeat European populism if it fails to first understand it: https://unherd.com/2018/12/centre-left-will-never-defeat-european-populism-fails-first-understand-2/
At our recent Faith Angle Forum in Miami, journalists, scholars, and faith leaders came together for in-depth conversations on global poverty and injustice, faith and mental health, and race in America. This episode offers an inside look at the forum, with clips from the presentations and comments from journalists, plus an extended conversation about Faith Angle with Jon Ward of Yahoo News.
Jon Haidt offers candid perspective on today's university campuses, contemporary journalism, public discourse, and his own journey--as well as ways to better equip iGen students in their pursuit of human flourishing.
The Persistence of the Culture Wars, Russell Moore’s 2014 address at Faith Angle - https://faithangle.org/session/persistence-culture-wars/Stop the Tax on Houses of Worship, Wall Street Journal, 11/22/18 - https://www.wsj.com/articles/stop-the-tax-on-houses-of-worship-1542918092The Storm-Tossed Family, 2019 - https://www.amazon.com/Storm-Tossed-Family-Cross-Reshapes-Home/dp/1462794807Signposts podcast, Russell Moore’s bi-weekly podcast about faith and culture - https://www.russellmoore.com/category/podcast/Christine Emba, Columnist, The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/christine-emba/?utm_term=.16f9da7373da
In this episode, we sit down with AEI president Arthur Brooks and NPR's Tom Gjelten to explore increasing loneliness and disenchantment with American politics, the power of storytelling, and new ways to engage distinct audiences in pursuit of the common good. Our Culture of Contempt, Arthur Brooks, New York Times, 3/1/19 - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/opinion/sunday/political-polarization.htmlLove Your Enemies, 3/12/19 - https://www.amazon.com/Love-Your-Enemies-America-Contempt/dp/1982608803Why Was the Dalai Lama Hanging Out at the Right-Wing American Enterprise Institute?, Vanity Fair, 2/26/14 - https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2014/02/dalai-lama-american-enterprise-instituteBe Open-Handed Toward Your Brothers, Commentary, 2/1/14 - https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/be-open-handed-toward-your-brothers-1/Tom Gjelten, National Religion and Belief Correspondent, NPR - https://www.npr.org/people/2100536/tom-gjelten
Faith Angle is a podcast about the dynamic, enduring impact of religion in American life---even when we don't think it's in the room.