Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics
Ross Douthat contends that Christianity in America has devolved from a once traditional practice to a shadow of its former self, which, according to the author, praises its followers' self-interests and greed. Mr. Douthat argues that this “bad religion” has hurt America’s political and social landscape and posits that heresy has usurped long-held religious beliefs. Mr. Douthat was joined in discussion by Barbara Bradley Hagerty and Michael Gerson. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience in the ballroom of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This Trinity Forum Evening Conversation was co-sponsored by Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy. close
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Ross Douthat Columnist New York Times->Op-Ed
Michael J. Gerson Columnist Washington Post->Opinion
Barbara Bradley Hagerty Correspondent NPR
Pete Peterson Executive Director Pepperdine University->Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership
Cherie Harder President Trinity Forum
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