Faith Angle Forum: December 2005

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The Faith Angle Forum held its semi-annual Conference on Religion, Politics & Public Life December 4-6, 2005 in Key West, Florida. The series brings together a select group of nationally respected journalists and distinguished scholars for in-depth discussions of cutting-edge issues at the intersection of religion and public life. Under the leadership of Michael Cromartie, Vice President at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the Faith Angle Forum provides extended discussion and the kind of deep reflection that is not always possible in today’s fast paced world of breaking news.

Conference topics:

“Believing Without Belonging: Just How Secular Is Europe?”

Dr. Grace Davie, Chair, Sociology of Religion; Director, Centre for European Studies, University of Exeter

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“The Biology Wars: The Religion, Science & Education Controversy”

Dr. Edward J. Larson, Talmadge Chair of Law & Russell Professor of American History, University of Georgia

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“Spirit Wars: American Religion in Progressive Politics”

Dr. Leigh Eric Schmidt, Professor, Department of Religion, Princeton University

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