Panel Discussion

Leading Christian Thinkers Discuss the State of Evangelical Politics

August 11, 2015

Russell Moore, Michael Gerson, Ross Douthat, Erick Erickson and Rod Dreher discuss the Benedict Option, the Wilberforce Option and the state of evangelical cultural engagement.

Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson is a politically conservative American blogger who hosts the radio show Atlanta's Evening News with Erick Erickson, broadcast on 750 WSB. Erickson also runs the conservative blog he launched: The Resurgent. Read More

Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson is a conservative op-ed columnist for the Washington Post, a Policy Fellow with the ONE Campaign, a visiting fellow with the Center for Public Justice, and a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. An evangelical Christian who served as a chief aide and speechwriter in the George … Read More

Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and … Read More

Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in April 2009. His column appears every Wednesday and Sunday. Previously, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic and a blogger for theatlantic.com. He is the author of “Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics,” published in 2012, and “Privilege: … Read More