EPPC’s Evangelicals in Civic Life program, under the direction of EPPC Vice President Michael Cromartie, researches the role the evangelical community plays in American politics and public life. This program explores the civic and political activities of evangelicals, taking a look at the broad array of organizations and leaders as well as bringing evangelical leaders together to discuss more effective civic involvement.
Mr. Cromartie is widely consulted for commentary and analysis on American evangelical political thought and activity.
Jessica Brunelle, Project Coordinator
Still the Redeemer Nation
The ceaseless quest for redemption in politics and culture may be one of the chronic infirmities of American national life, but it ultimately speaks well of who we are as a people. Read More.
Charles Colson’s Life and Legacy
In their contributions to a National Review Online symposium, EPPC Vice President Michael Cromartie and EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel reflect on the life and legacy of Charles Colson. Read More.
Religion, Culture, and International Conflict
Since 1999, the Ethics and Public Policy Center, through the generosity of the Pew Charitable Trusts, has hosted six conferences for national journalists to help raise the level of their reporting by increasing their understanding of religion, religious communities, and the religious convictions that inform the political activity of devout believers. This book contains the presentations and conversations that grew out of those conferences. Read More.
Poison or Cure? Religious Belief in the Modern World
The Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University hosted a debate between writer Christopher Hitchens and Oxford University professor Alister McGrath on the role of religious belief in the modern world. Read More.
Evangelical Institutional and Activity Inventory Conference
Over the past two decades, many American evangelicals have overcome their traditional resistance to political engagement to become involved in the public debate of numerous domestic and foreign-policy issues. The nature and success of this activity was the subject of a Center conference entitlted “Evangelicals in Political and Civic Life: An Inventory,” held June 17-19, Read More.