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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on Pope Francis' condemnation of climate change skeptics.

  • After Words with Lawrence Wright
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    After Words with Lawrence Wright

    Lawrence Wright was interviewed about his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. He talked about the history of Islamic terrorism, including Osama bin Laden and…

  • Washington Journal Johnnie Moore Discusses President Trumps Evangelical Advisory Board
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    Johnnie Moore on President Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board

    Johnnie Moore, a member of President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board, talked about the role of the board and their support for the president.

  • Puritans and Religious Freedom
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    Puritans and Religious Freedom

    Professor Kevin Gooding talked about the Puritans in early colonial America and the idea of religious freedom, in particular how the Puritans dealt with those who dissented from the group’s…

  • Religion and the American Revolution
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    Religion and the American Revolution

    Jeffry Morrison talked about the role of religion in the American Revolution. He explored the meaning of words or phrases in the Declaration of Independence, such as references to a “Creator,” "Supreme…

  • Discussion on Religious Pacifists and the American Revolution
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    Religious Pacifists and the American Revolution

    Professor Jared Burkholder talked about the difference between pacifist groups during the American Revolution. Professor Burkholder argued that the application of pacifist principles were far from…

  • Discussion on Slavery and Religion
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    Slavery and Religion

    Professor Douglas Thompson talked about religion and its impact on the relationship between slaves and their owners during the Antebellum period. He cited Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion and…

  • Muslim Men and Women Discuss Living in the US
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    Muslim Identities and Experiences in the U.S.

    Panelists talked about their experiences as American Muslims They offered suggestions for how people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can work to encourage inter-religious dialogue.

  • Washington Journal Robert Jones Discusses emThe End of White Christian Americaem
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    Robert Jones on The End of White Christian America

    Robert Jones talked about his book, The End of White Christian America, and the role the faith community can play in racial reconciliation after the recent violence in Charlottesville,…

  • Secretary Tillerson Remarks on Religious Freedom Report
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    Secretary of State Tillerson on Religious Freedom Report

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom report. Secretary Tillerson outlined some of the highlights of the report. In his comments he mentioned…

  • Evangelicals in Politics
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    Evangelicals in Politics

    Scholars discussed the history of evangelicals in American politics from the early 19th century to present day. Topics included Christian leader Henry Ward Beecher, Prohibition and the 18th…

  • Jewish Supreme Court Justices
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    Jewish Supreme Court Justices

    Rabbi David Dalin talked about his book Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan - Their Lives and Legacies, in which he chronicles the eight Jewish justices who have served…

  • emGod In Captivityem
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    God In Captivity

    Tanya Erzen talked about her book, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration, about the history of faith-based programs in prisons and the role of religion…

  • emLifes Workem
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    Life's Work

    Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a panel discussion on his book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice

  • Frances Fitzgerald Discusses emThe Evangelicalsem
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    The Evangelicals

    Frances Fitzgerald talked about her book The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, in which she provides a history of evangelicalism in the United States. She spoke with Reverend…

  • Race Religion and Immigration
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    Race, Religion, and Immigration

    Panelists talked about the effects of race, ethnicity, and religion on policies such as affirmative action and immigration. This forum was part of a series of discussions on the state of…

  • Arch Street Meeting House
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    Arch Street Meeting House

    Lynne Calamia gave a tour of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. It has been a location of religious worship since 1696, and the land for the meeting house was deeded by…

  • emSex and the Constitutionem
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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone talked about his book, Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century. This event was part of the Chicago…

  • President Trump Addresses Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference
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    President Trump Remarks at Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference

    President Trump delivered remarks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition annual conference. He defended his policy actions, including withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. The president…

  • Vice President Pence Addresses Catholic Prayer Breakfast
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    Vice President Pence Remarks at Catholic Prayer Breakfast

    Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the 13th annual Catholic Prayer Breakfast. He talked about the recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom. He also talked about his experience growing up…

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