EVENT: Faith, Culture & Religious Freedom in 21st Century America

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and Manhattan Declaration bring you a conversation about the future of religious freedom in America featuring a diverse group of expert voices.

The first speaker begins at the 1:57 mark; the panel starts at the 12:15 mark

Read the full event transcript here.

Panelists


Russell Moore

@drmoore

Russell Moore is President of the ERLC. In this role, he leads the organization in all its efforts to connect the agenda of the kingdom of Christ to the cultures of local congregations for the sake of the mission of the gospel in the world. He and his wife Maria are the parents of five boys. Read more here.

Jennifer Marshall

Jennifer Marshall

@MarshallJenA

As director of domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation, Jennifer A. Marshall oversees research in areas that determine the character of our culture: education, marriage, family, religion and civil society. She has spoken at national and international forums, testified before Congress and appeared on numerous radio and television shows.

Kirsten Powers

Kirsten Powers

@kirstenpowers10

Kirsten Powers is a columnist for The Daily Beast. She is also a contributor to USA Today and a Fox News political analyst. She served in the Clinton administration from 1993 to 1998 and has worked in New York state and city politics. Her writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Post, The New York Observer and Salon.com.

Timothy Shah

Timothy Shah

Berkely Center

Timothy Shah is associate director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and visiting assistant professor in government at Georgetown University. He is a political scientist specializing in the relationship between religion and political freedom in theory, history, and contemporary practice.

Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat

@DouthatNYT

Ross Douthat joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in April 2009. Previously, he was a senior editor at the Atlantic and a blogger for theatlantic.com. His most recent book is Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics (Free Press, 2012).

You May Also Like

The global war on baby girls

By Joe Carter - Apr 3, 2014

If you were asked to name the technologies whose proliferation inadvertently threatens the human race, what would you include? Landmines? Assault rifles? Nuclear warheads? 

Add this one to your list: the sonogram machine.…

Read More

Embracing Naomi while excluding same-sex marriage

By Joe Carter - Sep 30, 2013

In 2004, Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Less than ten years later, twelve other states, the District of Columbia, several counties in New Mexico, and five Native American tribes have legalized the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses.…

Read More

LIFE DIGEST: Another abortion-related death occurs in Maryland

By Tom Strode - Mar 13, 2013

Another woman who underwent an abortion in Maryland has died, this time resulting in suspension of the lethal procedures at the clinic involved.

The unidentified woman suffered cardiac arrest and died at a Baltimore clinic, state health officials said in a March 8 letter to legislators, The Baltimore Sun reported.…

Read More
VIDEO: Fred Luter issues charge for Russell D. Moore and ERLC Ending the epidemic of prison rape