Conference Transcript: Is There a Culture War?

Source Organization: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life


05/23/2006 - Some of the nation's leading journalists gathered in Key West, Florida, in May 2006 for the Pew Forum's biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life. Conference speakers James Davison Hunter, author of the widely acclaimed Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America, and long-time critic Alan Wolfe, author of One America After All, discussed whether America really is polarized by a "culture war" over key moral issues like abortion and homosexuality.

Speakers:
James Davison Hunter, Labrosse-Levinson Professor of Religion, Culture, & Social Theory, University of Virginia.
Alan Wolfe, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Boston College.

Moderator: 
Michael Cromartie, Vice President, Ethics & Public Policy Center; Senior Advisor, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

View the transcript, Is There a Culture War?, on Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life's Web site. 

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