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“The Meaning of the 2012 Elections”

Event name: “The Meaning of the 2012 Elections”
Date: November 13, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Bast Center
Event Type: Speakers & Lectures
Description: A week after the elections, the Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series and the Robert Benne Center for Religion and Society will bring two authorities of national standing to our platform to help us think through the elections and what they promise for the future. The Fowler speaker will be Stephen Hayes, who is a senior writer for The Weekly Standard, a Fox News Contributor and an author. Hayes, a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism and DePauw University, is widely regarded as one of the top political journalists in the country. The Benne Center brings David Gushee, who is a professor and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. Gushee is a columnist for The Washington Post, a regular contributor to the editorial page of both USA Today and Christianity Today, and co-founder and chair of the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good. His recent books are “The Future of Faith in American Politics” (Baylor University Press, 2008) and “Religious Faith, Torture, and Our National Soul” (Mercer University Press, 2010).
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