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By Michael Cromartie,David Bloom,David Brooks,Peter Brown,Carl M. Cannon,Colleen Carroll,John Cochran,Patricia Cohen,Alan Cooperman,E. J. Dionne,Nina Easton,Jane J. Eisner,Franklin Foer,Hillel Fradkin,David Frum,John H. Fund,William A. Galston,Jeffrey Goldbe

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As religiously grounded ethical arguments became ever extra influential elements within the nationwide debate-particularly bolstered through contemporary presidential elections and the construction of the faith-based initiative place of work within the White House-journalists' lack of knowledge approximately theological convictions has frequently labored to distort the general public discourse on vital coverage concerns. Pope John Paul II's pronouncements on stem-cell study, the constitutional controversies concerning faith-based projects, the rising participation of Muslims in American life-issues like those require political newshounds in print and broadcast media to hide non secular contexts that many admit they're ill-equipped to appreciate. positioned otherwise, those information occasions replicate sophisticated theological nuances and deep religion commitments that form the actions of non secular believers within the public sq.. Inasmuch as a religion culture is an energetic or major player within the public area, newshounds might want to higher comprehend the theological assets and non secular convictions that encourage this political task. the present nationwide discourse has introduced religion and its courting to public coverage to the vanguard of our day-by-day information. for the reason that 1999, the Ethics and Public coverage middle, during the generosity of the Pew Charitable Trusts, has hosted six meetings for nationwide newshounds to assist bring up the extent in their reporting by way of expanding their realizing of faith, non secular groups, and the spiritual convictions that tell the political task of religious believers. This e-book comprises the displays and conversations that grew out of these conferences.

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Religion, Culture, and International Conflict: A Conversation by Michael Cromartie,David Bloom,David Brooks,Peter Brown,Carl M. Cannon,Colleen Carroll,John Cochran,Patricia Cohen,Alan Cooperman,E. J. Dionne,Nina Easton,Jane J. Eisner,Franklin Foer,Hillel Fradkin,David Frum,John H. Fund,William A. Galston,Jeffrey Goldbe


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