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Danforth Center to host panel discussion on role of religion in midterm election

WHAT: Panel discussion on the role religion played in the midterm election, sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.

WHEN: 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2010.

WHERE: Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center, Room 200.

WHO: Shaun Casey, ThD, associate professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Casey has served as a visiting fellow at the Center for American Progress and is author of The Making of a Catholic President;

Melissa Rogers, JD, director of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity Center for Religion and Public Affairs. Rogers is co-author of Religious Freedom and the Supreme Court. She is a non-resident senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution;

Michael Cromartie, vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. Cromartie directs the Evangelicals in Civic Life and Faith Angle Forum programs. He is a senior advisor to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and a senior fellow with The Trinity Forum.

The session will be moderated by Gerald L. Early, PhD, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters.

CONTACT: Neil Schoenherr
(314) 935-5235 (office)
(314) 239-9734 (cell)

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