Faith Angle Forum: May 2007

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The Faith Angle Forum held its semi-annual Conference on Religion, Politics & Public Life May 13-15, 2007 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:

“Global Schism: Is the Anglican Communion Rift the First Stage in a Wider Christian Split?”

Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor or Religious Studies & History, Pennsylvania State University

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“God’s Will: Iran’s Polity & the Challenges of the Future”

Ray Takeyh, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

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“Mormonism & Democratic Politics: Are They Compatible?”

Dr. Richard Bushman, Governeur Morris Professor of History, Emeritus, Columbia University

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Participants

Michael Allen, Chief Political Correspondent, POLITICO

Claire Brinberg, Producer, CNN

Alan Cooperman, Religion Reporter, The Washington Post

E.J. Dionne, Columnist, The Washington Post

Steve Drummond, Religion Editor, NPR

Clare Duffy, Producer, NBC Nightly News

Cathleen Falsani, Religion Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times              

Paul Farhi, Reporter, The Washington Post         

Franklin Foer, Editor, The New Republic

John Fund, Columnist, The Wall Street Journal   

Delia Gallagher, Faith & Values Correspondent, CNN

Dan Gilgoff, Senior Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Barbara Bradley Hagerty, Religion Correspondent, NPR

Dan Harris, Anchor and Correspondent, ABC News

Rome Hartman, Producer, CBS News

Anne Kornblut, Political Reporter, The Washington Post

Michael Paulson, Religion Reporter, The Boston Globe

Sally Quinn, Reporter, The Washington Post

Steve Waldman, Editor-in-Chief, Beliefnet

John Wilson, Editor, Books & Culture

Richard Wolffe, Senior White House Correspondent, Newsweek

Kenneth Woodward, Contributing Editor, Newsweek

Adrian Wooldridge, Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist