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  • Religion and Presidential Elections
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    Religion and Presidential Elections

    Panelists talked about the role of religion in politics, focusing on religious issues in the 2012 presidential election. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of religious…

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    Return to Greatness

    Alan Wolfe talked about his book Return to Greatness: How America Lost Its Sense of Purpose and What It Needs to Do to Recover It, published by Princeton University Press. He examined America’s…

  • emReinventing the Melting Potem
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    Reinventing the Melting Pot

    Panelists discussed Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to Be American, published by Basic Books. The book, edited by Ms. Jacoby, is a collection of twenty-two…

  • Religion in the US
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    Religion in the U.S.

    Professor Wolfe is the author of Moral Freedom: The Search for Virtue in a World of Choice, published by W.W. Norton. Professor Eck is the author of A New Religious America: How a ‘Christian Country’…

  • Role of Intellectuals in Public Life
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    Role of Intellectuals in Public Life

    The panelists discussed the place of the public intellectual in American society. They talked about the influence of intellectuals in political life and the involvement of intellectuals in…