FORA.tv Speaker - Richard John Neuhaus
Richard John Neuhaus is president of The Institute on Religion and Public Life, a nonpartisan
interreligious research and education institute in New York City, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Institute's publication, First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life.
As a Lutheran clergyman, he was for seventeen years senior pastor of a low-income Black parish in Brooklyn, New York. He has played a leadership role in organizations dealing with civil rights, international justice, and ecumenism, and has held presidential appointments in the Carter, Reagan, and first Bush administrations.
Neuhaus' work has been the subject of feature articles in popular and scholarly publications both here and abroad, and he has been the recipient of numerous honors from universities and other institutions, including the John Paul II Award for Religious Freedom.
05.03.07 | 02:07:13 min
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