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E.J. Dionne Examines, "Is God's Work Our Work," at Conference on Faith, Politics

E.J. Dionne, Jr., of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution, gave the keynote speech, titled "Is God's Work Our Work? Religion and American Liberalism," at a day-long conference on faith and progressive politics organized by Columbia University's American studies program. Mark Lilla, from the University of Chicago, and Alan Wolfe, from Boston College, offered responses to Dionne's address.

E.J. Dionne

E.J. Dionne Hopes Political Realism Will Reanimate American Religious Thought

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Mark Lilla

Mark Lilla Asks Participants to Step Back and Look at Liberalism in its Broadest Sense

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Alan Wolfe

Alan Wolfe Invites the Audience to Resist Conventional Assumptions about Evangelicals

Real Video (2:31)



Columbia College Student David Kim Offers Introductory Remarks

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E.J. Dionne, Jr., Presents Keynote Address

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General Studies Student William Jordan Introduces the Respondents

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Mark Lilla

Real Video 15:12)

Alan Wolfe

Real Video (16:17)

Reponse to Respondents:

E.J. Dionne Jr.

Real Video (10:21)

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Production Number: 409
Shot: Jan 10, 2006
Published: Mar 13, 2006
Last modified:Mar 10, 2006