One Nation Under God? The Role of Religion in American Public Life

Mass Humanities' annual symposium held on November 22nd, 2008 in the Robsham Theater at Boston College. Seven big-time editors and reporters, one celebrated blogger, and a former presidential press secretary met on the stage of Robsham Theater to consider the latest puzzles, annoyances, and threats facing the mainstream media.

Session 1: How Religion Shapes American Culture
Mark Lilla, Jon Meacham, Peter J. Paris, Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, Alan Wolfe
Session 2: Religion and Electoral Politics
Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr., Amy Sullivan, Steven Waldman, Hanna Rosin
Session 3: Religion, Morality, and the Law
Stephen Carter, Daniel C. Dennett, Susannah Heschel, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Michael J. Sandel

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