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Confident Pluralism: A Conversation with Dr. John Inazu
Dr. Inazu is the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion and Professor of Political Science at Washington University Law School and author of the highly-acclaimed book Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving Through Deep Difference (University of Chicago Press, 2016). Professor Inez’s scholarship focuses on the First Amendment freedoms of speech, assembly, and religion, and related questions of legal and political theory. This videotaped program is used with permission of the Trinity Forum Foundation.
Pluralism and Persuasion:
Civil Discourse Amidst Deep Difference
Ms. Cherie Harder serves as President of The Trinity Forum. Prior to joining the Trinity Forum in 2008, she served in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Policy and Projects for First Lady Laura Bush. Ms. Harder has contributed articles to publications including Policy Review, Human Events, the Harvard Political Review, and various newspapers, as well as a chapter on fashion to the volume Building a Healthy Culture (Eerdmans 2001).
Religious Liberty Update
Daniel Blomberg is counsel for Becket. Before joining Becket, he clerked for Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and served as litigation counsel with the Alliance Defending Freedom. Daniel’s clients have included an international order of nuns, the world’s largest religious media organization, synagogues, members of the U.S. military, religious healthcare ministries, peaceful protestors, halfway houses, religious colleges, state legislators, homeless shelters, religious business owners, an art gallery, and churches. Daniel has represented a wide variety of faith groups.
Religiously Literate Ministry:
Grappling with the Complexity of Religious Identity
Benjamin P. Marcus is the Religious Literacy Specialist with the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute, where he examines the intersection of education, religious literacy and identity formation, in the United States. He has developed religious literacy programs for public schools, universities, U.S. government organizations, and private foundations, and he has delivered presentations on religion at universities and nonprofits in the U.S. and abroad.
Civility Today: One Step Beyond the Golden Rule
Mr. Daniel P. Buccino is an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University where he serves as the Clinical Manager of the Johns Hopkins Broadway Center for Addiction and Director of the Johns Hopkins Civility Initiative.