Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College.
In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Dr. Amy Black about political civility and religion and Is it too late to have humility, grace, and reason as we engage in politics?
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