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    Book Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus

    Randy Boyagoda talked about his book, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square, about the activism and political influence of the late Catholic priest. Professor Boyagoda…

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    Slavery and the Methodist Church

    Professor Matthew Foulds talked about the division of the Methodist Church in West Virginia leading up to the Civil War. He spoke about the two factions that were divided over the…

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores. The case addressed whether the retailer violated the civil rights…

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    Open Phones

    Peter Slen read headlines from the day’s newspapers and telephone lines were open for viewer comments reacting to President Obama’s statement that the idea that the West is at…

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    Vice President Joe Biden Remarks on Extremism and Terrorism

    Vice President Biden opened the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. Speaking to reporters before a roundtable discussion on religious extremism and terrorism, Vice…

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    Book Discussion on The War on Women in Israel

    Elana Maryles Sztokman, former executive director of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA), talked about her book, The War on Women in Israel: A Story of Religious Radicalism and the…

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton Hotel. He said the U.S. would never stop fighting for freedom of religion around the…

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    National Prayer Breakfast Introduction

    Opening remarks and an invocation were delivered at the annual National Prayer Breakfast before a pause to await the arrival of the president. This event at the Washington Hilton Hotel was…

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    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York v. Kathleen Sebelius Oral Argument

    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York v. Sebelius. The cases addresses a decision that allowed religious organizations to…

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    Reed v. Town of Gilbert Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, on whether a town ordinance limiting the placement of signs, including those posted by a church, violates the free speech…

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    Mormons in 19th Century America

    George Mason University religious studies professor and author John Turner talked about how the Book of Mormon compares to other religious texts and how early Mormons, under the leadership…

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    Religion and Public Policy

    Four scholars gave presentations on religion and public policy throughout American history. The papers were “Teaching about Religion in Red State America” by Mark Chancey;…

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    House Bipartisan Prayer Service Departures

    Congressmen and their families were shown leaving a bipartisan prayer service at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

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    House Bipartisan Prayer Service Arrivals

    Congressmen and their families were shown arriving at a bipartisan prayer service at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

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    Book Discussion on Religious Liberties for Corporations?

    Ilya Shapiro and David Gans talked about their book, Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution, in which they debate the issues…

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    Politics and Religion

    Four scholars gave presentations on the relationship between politics and religion throughout American History. The papers were: “The Resurrection of African-American…

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    Henry Ford's Publications on Jews

    Professor Jonathan Sarna talked about how industrialist Henry Ford founded and supported a newspaper that published anti-semitic articles. This class was from his course called…

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    Free Market Economics and Morality

    The Reverend Robert Sirico talked about the free market, conservative values, and morality. He said that government should be the resource of last resort. Discussion on the…

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    Religion and Social Issues

    Four scholars gave presentations about religion, politics, and social issues throughout American history. Topics included Christianity and Islam in America, as well as the history of…

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    Supreme Court and Religion

    Legal experts and journalists talked about the influence of faith and religion religion in the way U.S. Supreme Court justices review and decide cases. After a long history of…

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