Faith Angle

Faith Angle

Faith Angle brings together top scholars and leading journalists for smart conversations around some of the most profound questions in the public square. Rather than a current-events debrief, our goal is a substantive conversation one notch beneath the surface, drawing out how religious convictions manifest themselves in American culture and public life.

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November 29, 2021 54 min

In this episode of the Faith Angle podcast, Eboo Patel of Interfaith Youth Core sits down with Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali to discuss the possibilities and challenges of interfaith partnerships in today's polarized America, each drawing from the wisdom of their personal Muslim faith. Wajahat points to the obstacles that increasing political division, anti-immigrant discrimination, and bias against those of other faiths po...

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In this episode of the Faith Angle podcast, Edward Luce of Financial Times sits down with Bernard-Henri Lévy to discuss Bernard's newest book, The Will to See: Dispatches from a World of Misery and Hope. 

 

Guests

Bernard-Henri Levy 

Edward Luce

 

Additional Reading

The Will to See by Bernard-Henri Levy

The Retreat of Western Liberalism  by Edward Luce 

 

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On this episode of the Faith Angle podcast, Ross Douthat of the New York Times sits down with Ryan T. Anderson of the Ethics and Public Policy Center to discuss Ross's newest book, The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery. Ross recounts this deeply personal story of loss, wrestling, and overcoming in the midst of a chronic disease, reflecting on how his conviction and rootedness in the Christian story offered strength...

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This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Jonathan Tran of Baylor University and Tina Nguyen of Puck News, who explore themes of Asian American identity, political engagement, and religious formation in the United States. They discuss the development and distortions of the "model minority" myth, the impact of racial binaries on Asian American identity, the political-economic forces of racism in America, and the...

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This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Paul D. Miller of Georgetown University and Nadine Maenza of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. On August 30, the United States' armed forces completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan, marking the end of a twenty-year war. We can all recall the sickening images and stories that came out of Afghanistan during this period as well as the sobering reality...

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This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Luke Bretherton of Duke Divinity School and Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution, who explore the religious nature of American politics and the political implications of American religion. Drawing from Christian and Muslim political-theological resources, they discuss the roots (on both the left and right) of today’s increasing pull toward illiberalism, the tendency of reli...

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This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Fred Davie of Union Theological Seminary and Brent Orrell of the American Enterprise Institute. These scholar-practitioners share their insights on race in America, the condition of the American church, the intrinsic dignity and potential of every individual, the importance of listening even to one’s political opponents, and the search for vocational meaning and purpose.

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This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by John C. Green and Elizabeth Bruenig to discuss John's most recent book Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics.

Guests

  • John C. Green
  • Elizabeth Bruenig
  • Links

  • Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics
  • Evening Conversation with James K.A. Smith and Elizabeth Bruenig
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    This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Andrew T. Walker and Haley Byrd Wilt to discuss Andrew's new book Liberty for All.

    Guests

  • Andrew T. Walker
  • Haley Byrd Wilt
  • Links

  • Liberty for All: Defending Everyone's Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age
  • A Bipartisan Effort to Aid the Uyghurs
  • Carl F. H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement
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    This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by Curtis Chang and Julie Zauzmer to discuss the relationship between Christians and the COVID-19 vaccines.

    Guests

  • Curtis Chang
  • Julie Zauzmer
  • Links

  • Christians and the Vaccine
  • When will kids be vaccinated? Post reporters answer questions about the virus in the D.C. region
  • HHS Partnership Center Special Feature: Dr. Francis Collins + Pastor Rick Warren
  • Language of God podcast: Cu...
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    This week on the Faith Angle Podcast we present the audio from our most recent virtual event, New Tests for American Pluralism, which featured Mark Labberton and Matthew Kaemingk to discuss the question: Does religion fundamentally undermine political democracy, or enhance it?

    Speakers

  • Mark Labberton
  • Matthew Kaemingk
  • Links

  • Conversin‪g‬ podcast
  • Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today
  • Christian Hospitality and Muslim ...
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    This week on the Faith Angle Podcast, we are joined by David French and Ruth Graham to discuss divisions in modern America.

    Guests

  • David French
  • Ruth Graham
  • Links

  • Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation
  • How White Evangelical Christians Fused With Trump Extremism
  • The French Press
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    James Davison Hunter, one of the nation's foremost sociologists, sits down with NYT and Atlantic contributor Pete Wehner for a big-think conversation about our present cultural moment. A new IASC survey of 2,205 Americans, which James recently co-authored, argues that present-day American fracture along racial, religious, and political lines is more culturally profound and consequential than we think. With that springboard Jame...

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    This week on the Faith Angle podcast, we are joined by Carl Cannon and Ryan Burge to discuss the 2020 election results.

    Guests

  • Carl Cannon
  • Ryan Burge
  • Links

  • Carl M. Cannon's Morning Note
  • 2020 Faith Vote Reflects 2016 Patterns
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