E.J. Dionne discusses Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics after the Religious Right.
One of our most prolific thinkers, E. J. Dionne argues that the advantage of the religious right is over. He says mainstream America has taken up the causes of social justice, peace and the environment.
Though he expects evangelical Christians to continue to thrive, they are beginning to focus on these issues as well, rather than abortion and gay marriage- The Commonwealth Club of California
Evelyn Dilsaver is the former Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab and President and CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a syndicated columnist with The Washington Post, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a professor at Georgetown University. His latest book is Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent, published this spring by Bloomsbury. He is also the author of Why Americans Hate Politics, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a National Book Award nominee; They Only Look Dead: Why Progressives Will Dominate the Next Political Era; Stand Up Fight Back: Republican Toughs, Democratic Wimps, and the Politics of Revenge; and Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right. A nationally known and respected commentator on politics, Dionne appears weekly on NPR and regularly on MSNBC and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne advocates abandoning the current debate over the legality of abortion and instead favors concentrating efforts to reduce the need for abortions in the first place.