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A Re-evaluation of Religion in Public Life

We speak with two guests about the practice of religion vis-a-vis the Constitution: Keith Fournier, Head of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). The ACLJ helped draft the Christian Coalition's Contract with the American Family, which calls on Congress to allow prayer in public places, curb pornography, and restrict abortion. On the other side of the debate, activist and preacher Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine, has started a new coalition called "Cry for Renewal." It's his alternative to the conservative agenda of the Christian Coalition.


Other segments from the episode on May 25, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 25, 1995: Interview with Keith Fournier and Jim Wallis; Interview with Peter Boyle; Review of Julian Schnabel's album "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud."


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