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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.

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.

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

James Davison Hunter and Pete Wehner: Democracy in Dark Times

1/13/2021
James Davison Hunter, one of the nation's foremost sociologists, sits down with NYT and Atlantic contributor Pete Wehner for a big-think conversation about our present cultural moment. A new IASC survey of 2,205 Americans, which James recently co-authored, argues that present-day American fracture along racial, religious, and political lines is more culturally profound and consequential than we think. With that springboard James offers a "climatological" view of present-day...

Duration:00:54:17

Carl Cannon and Ryan Burge: On Covering Religion

11/20/2020
This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Carl Cannon and Ryan Burge to discuss the 2020 election results. Guests Carl CannonRyan BurgeLinks Carl M. Cannon's Morning Note2020 Faith Vote Reflects 2016 PatternsFollow us | faithangle.org

Duration:00:48:56

Ed Stetzer and Adrienne LaFrance: The QAnon Conspiracy and its Evangelical Adherents

10/6/2020
This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Ed Stetzer and Adrienne LaFrance. Guests Links The Prophecies of QOn Christians Spreading Corona Conspiracies: Gullibility is not a Spiritual GiftEvangelicals need to address the QAnoners in our midstThe Evangelicals Who Are Taking On QAnonFollow us | faithangle.org

Duration:00:39:48

Ken Miller and George Seay: Texas vs. California

9/16/2020
This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Ken Miller and George Seay. Guests Ken MillerGeorge SeayLinks Texas vs. California: A History of Their Struggle for the Future of AmericaAnnandale Briefing Call with George SeayGeorge Seay On Bloomberg RadioFollow us | faithangle.org

Duration:00:50:37

Andy Smarick and Tim Schultz: ‘Juristocracy’ and the Supreme Court, from Bostock to Espinoza

9/1/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Andy Smarick and Tim Schultz. Guests: Andy SmarickTim SchultzLinks: The Bostock Ruling with Tim SchultzCongress Should Act to Balance LGBT Rights and Religious FreedomLetters in the Time of CovidLiberty, Government, and the Preservation of Civil SocietyProtecting the Products of LibertyWhat the Espinoza Decision Means for Other Aspects of Religious FreedomWho’s winning the culture war? Answer: No oneFollow us | faithangle.org

Duration:00:43:25

Rod Dreher and Andrew Sullivan: Live Not by Lies

8/18/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Rod Dreher and Andrew Sullivan. Guests: Rod DreherAndrew SullivanLinks: Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian DissidentsTechnology: A Threat to the Human Soul?The Weekly DishRod Dreher’s Monastic VisionSee You Next Friday: A Farewell LetterThe Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation Follow us | faithangle.org

Duration:00:48:21

Mustafa Akyol and Richard Reeves: Reconversion of Hagia Sophia

8/3/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Mustafa Akyol and Richard Reeves. Mustafa Akyol is a Turkish journalist and author. In June 2018, he joined the Cato Institute in Washington DC as a senior fellow at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, to work on the intersection of public policy, Islam, and modernity. Richard Reeves is a senior fellow in Economic Studies, where he holds the John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair. Richard is Director of the Future of the...

Duration:00:47:04

Tara Isabella Burton and Jack Jenkins: Strange Rites and the Religious Left

7/10/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Tara Isabella Burton and Jack Jenkins. Tara Isabella Burton is a columnist for the Religion News Service, and is a contributing editor at The American Interest. She is the author of Social Creature as well as her latest book Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World. Jack Jenkins is an award-winning journalist and national reporter for the Religion News Service where he covers religion and politics. He is also the author of...

Duration:00:46:09

Ross Douthat and Lyman Stone: On American Religiosity

6/23/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Ross Douthat and Lyman Stone. Ross Douthat joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in April 2009. His column appears every Tuesday and Sunday, and he co-hosts the Times Op-Ed podcast, "The Argument." Previously, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic and a blogger on its website. He is the author of "The Decadent Society," which published in March 2020. Lyman Stone is an Adjunct Fellow at AEI, a Research Fellow at the Institute...

Duration:00:46:46

Susan Glasser and Micah Goodman: Seeing with New Eyes

6/5/2020
For this conversation, we sit down with Susan Glasser, The New Yorker’s staff writer and columnist, and a journalist who participated in our first overseas Faith Angle Forum, last November. Susan is the author of two books, a 10-year veteran correspondent at The Washington Post, editor-in-chief at Foreign Policy, and founder of Political Magazine. This conversation is followed by an airing of a Faith Angle presentation from Dr. Micah Goodman, research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute...

Duration:00:58:48

Tim Keller and Peter Wehner: A Steady Voice in the Storm

4/22/2020
This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Tim Keller and Peter Wehner. Tim Keller is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. He is also the Chairman & Co-Founder of Redeemer City to City (CTC), which starts new churches in New York and other global cities, and publishes books and resources for ministry in an urban environment. In 2017 Dr. Keller transitioned to CTC full time to teach and mentor church planters and seminary students through a joint...

Duration:00:49:58

Andy Crouch and Sarah Pulliam Bailey: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

4/1/2020
This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Andy Crouch and Sarah Pulliam Bailey. Andy Crouch is partner for theology and culture at Praxis, an organization that works as a creative engine for redemptive entrepreneurship. His two most recent books—2017's The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place and 2016's Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing—build on the vision of faith, culture, and the image of God laid out...

Duration:00:46:13

Asma Uddin and Daniel Harrell: When Islam is Not a Religion

3/18/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Asma Uddin and Daniel Harrell. Asma Uddin is currently an expert advisor on religious liberty to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Inclusive America Project Fellow at the Aspen Institute, and senior scholar at the Freedom Forum Institute. She is also a Berkley Center research fellow. In addition to her expertise in religious liberty, Uddin writes and speaks on gender and Islam, and she is the founding...

Duration:00:42:46

Yuval Levin: A Time to Build

3/3/2020
This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Yuval Levin. Yuval is the director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He also holds the Beth and Ravenel Curry Chair in Public Policy. The founding and current editor of National Affairs, he is also a senior editor of The New Atlantis and a contributing editor to National Review. He holds an MA and PhD from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of...

Duration:00:38:32

Stan Rosenberg and Alexandra DeSanctis: Augustine, Science, and God

2/24/2020
NOTE: We had some trouble with Josh's microphone. We apologize for his audio quality. This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Stan Rosenberg and Alexandra DeSanctis. Stan is the founder and Director of Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford. He teaches early Christian history and patristics, and the relationship between science and religion—even producing a play about the remarkably unknown life of Charles Darwin. Alexandra writes for National Review, primarily about the...

Duration:00:39:31

Mark Galli and Napp Nazworth: Trump-Evangelicals and the Christianity Today Editorial

1/16/2020
Links from this episode: Trump Should Be Removed from Office, Mark Galli, Christianity Today President Trump's Tweet The Flag in the Whirlwind: An Update from CT’s President, Timothy Dalrymple, Christianity Today Napp Nazworth Twitter announcement Nearly 200 evangelical leaders slam Christianity Today for questioning their Christian witness, Melissa Barnhart, The Christian Post Breaking News- CT v Trump, The Holy Post

Duration:00:41:06

Amb. Sam Brownback and Wajahat Ali: International Religious Freedom

1/1/2020
Links from this episode:United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)Wajahat Ali, The New York Times

Duration:00:49:16

Shirley Hoogstra and Tyler Deaton: Fairness for All

12/19/2019
1. Daniel Silliman, “LGBT Rights-Religious Liberty Bill Proposed in Congress,” Christianity Today, 12/6/192. Fairness for All bill3. Congress Should Act to Balance LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom,” by Tyler Deaton and Tim Schultz, Morning Consult, March 14, 2019

Duration:00:48:27

Daniel Krauthammer and Peter Wehner: The Point of it All

12/2/2019
In this episode, we're joined by Daniel Krauthammer for a big-think conversation about American democracy, Judaism, foreign policy, history and human nature, the power of ideas, baseball, Zionism, and the remarkable life of Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018). Daniel recently edited "The Point of it All," and Pete Wehner of The Atlantic and The New York Times knew Charles for decades—and worked in 2001 with Daniel, too. Links from this episode: The Point of it All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and...

Duration:00:52:13

Ashley Berner and Alia Wong: Educational Pluralism

11/20/2019
In this episode, we're joined by Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy's Ashley Rogers Berner and The Atlantic's Alia Wong to discuss educational pluralism. Links from this episode: Ashley Berner | Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy Alia Wong | The Atlantic The Case for Educational Pluralism in the U.S. | Dr. Ashley Berner | Manhattan Institute No One Way to School: Educational Pluralism and Why it Matters | Ashley Berner | TEDxWilmingtonED

Duration:00:42:48