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Religion in America: Where We Stand Today – co-sponsored Pepperdine Center for Faith and Learning

January 17

Throughout the second half of the 20th century, religious leaders, movements, ideas and institutions figured prominently in American culture and politics—from Martin Luther King, Jr., Billy Graham and Rabbi Abraham Heschel through Secular Theology, the Anti-Vietnam marches, Liberation Theology, the embrace of Asian gurus, spirituality and cults to the rise of the Religious Right and the culture wars that changed the shape of American politics. How has that changed in the 21st century, and how does that affect current sociopolitical movements? Longtime Newsweek religion editor Kenneth L. Woodward will answer those questions.

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January 17