Talk focuses on evangelicals and politics, Oct. 24
Posted October 19, 2005; 09:55 p.m.
A lecture on "Evangelicals and American Politics: Assessing the Past, Scouting the Future" is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in 16 Robertson Hall.
The lecture will be delivered by Michael Cromartie, vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. Cromartie's work focuses on Christianity and politics, the evangelical church in America, media coverage of religion and the religious right.
In September 2004, Cromartie was nominated by President Bush for a two-year term on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He has been a host of a weekly radio show called "Faith and Life," an adjunct professor at the Reformed Theological Seminary and an adviser to Christianity Today and the PBS documentary series "With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Christian Right in America."
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for the Study of Religion. It is part of the "Crossroads of Religion and Politics" series.