The Religious Center Blog
I wanted to highlight a great event we did on Capitol Hill last June on Religion and the Workplace. Link is above.
On September 9 I hosted a great book event with ABC News Senior Foreign Correspondent, Jim Sciutto, on his new book about how America is viewed in the Muslim world. The link is above.
The breadth of Christian religious backgrounds of the four candidates (Pentacostal, UCC, Catholic, Episcopalian/Baptism) is very interesting to me.
in Post this week
At the Republican convention, Sarah Palin introduced herself to the world in the speech of a lifetime. Her family was nearby and joining them was Levi Johnston, the father of the baby that Palin's 17-year-old daughter, Bristol, is carrying. Sarah Palin is often compared to Dan Quayle, George H.W.
On September 9 I hosted a terrific event on Capitol Hill with Congressmen Bobby Scott and Mike Castle, several experts on issues impacting kids and 100+ guests on the well being of children. The link is below:
As we think about September 11, our thoughts and prayers are with those who lost so much seven years ago. We must be strong but at some level also gracious. John Patton writes in his book, Is Human Forgiveness Possible, that “Forgiveness is (at some level) about our discovery of our similarity with others as people in need of forgiveness.” Forgiveness is about remembering that we are imperfect too. We are more like those who hurt us than we realize.
Extraordinarily interesting on church and state.