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The Politics of Forgiveness
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 7:00pm ET
Forgiveness is a Christian virtue. Is it also a political one? To what extent does forgiveness depend on repentance, and upon justice? Some say democracies cannot survive without practicing forgiveness; others that this is too much to expect. Should we resign ourselves to mere toleration, or can forgiveness be approximated in concrete political ways? These are questions at the forefront of American public life, and how we answer them has meaningful implications for our civic leaders.
Join us on Wednesday, February 8th at 7:00pm EST for a panel conversation about these questions. This is an in-person event at the National Press Club, and the conversation will be live-streamed as well. Registration for the livestream is available here.
This event features Elizabeth Bruenig of The Atlantic, Bishop Claude Alexander of The Park Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and Rev. Fleming Rutledge of The Episcopal Church.
This conversation is hosted by Baylor in Washington, along with the support and partnership of the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, Faith & Law and Public Discourse.
SPEAKERS: Claude Alexander, Elizabeth Bruenig, Fleming Rutledge
Marriage and the Public Good: A Public Discourse Webinar with Amy Hamilton
January 18, 2023
Public Discourse hosted a web event to celebrate the publication of the Witherspoon Institute’s latest book, the second edition of Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles. One of the book’s authors, Amy Hamilton of the University of Texas at Austin, discussed the book’s call to strengthen traditional marriage as a social institution.
SPEAKERS: Amy Hamilton and Jamie Boulding
December 12, 2022 @ 12:00pm ET
SPEAKERS: Patrick T. Brown, Mark T. Mitchell, Clara Piano, Jeff Polet
Originalism and Morality: A Public Discourse Webinar
Oct 19, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time
SPEAKERS: Joel Alicea and Sherif Girgis
America After Dobbs: A Public Discourse Panel
Oct 10, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Please join Public Discourse for a panel discussion on the meaning of the Dobbs decision, what’s next for the pro-life movement, and how the pro-life movement can best serve mothers and children.
SPEAKERS: Ryan T. Anderson; Alexandra DeSanctis; Richard Doerflinger; Robert P. George
Think Better: A Public Discourse webinar with Ulrich Lehner and Elayne Allen
September 20, 2022
Watch this Public Discourse webinar discussion of the Think Better with Professor Lehner, moderated by managing editor Elayne Allen.
SPEAKERS: Ulrich Lehner and Elayne Allen
The Genesis of Gender: A Webinar with Abigail Favale and Serena Sigillito
July 26, 2022
Public Discourse hosted a web event on Tuesday, July 26 featuring Abigail Favale discussing her new book, The Genesis of Gender, with Public Discourse Editor-at-Large Serena Sigillito.
SPEAKERS: Abigail Favale and Serena Sigillito
Conservatism: A Rediscovery – a Webinar with Yoram Hazony and Daniel Burns
June 13, 2022
Yoram Hazony and Public Discourse Contributing Editor Daniel Burns discuss Dr. Hazony’s new book, Conservatism: A Rediscovery.
SPEAKERS: Yoram Hazony and Daniel Burns
Augusto Del Noce and the Problem of Atheism: a Webinar with Carlo Lancellotti and R. J. Snell
March 30, 2022
Carlo Lancellotti and Public Discourse Editor-in-Chief R. J. Snell discuss the recent translation of Augusto Del Noce’s volume, The Problem of Atheism.
SPEAKERS: Carlo Lancellotti and R. J. Snell
Losing Our Dignity: A Webinar with Charles Camosy and R.J. Snell
March 15, 2022
SPEAKERS: Charles Camosy and R.J. Snell
The Rights of Women: A Webinar with Erika Bachiochi
July 16 2021
Public Discourse is pleased to share this webinar with Erika Bachiochi, with Alexandra DeSanctis, and Leah Libresco Sargeant. The program was moderated by Serena Sigillito, Editor of Public Discourse, and it was held on July 15th, 2021.
SPEAKERS: Erika Bachiochi, Alexandra DeSanctis, Leah Libresco Sargeant, and Serena Sigillito
Why Religious Liberty Matters to Everyone: A Webinar with Andrew T. Walker and R. J. Snell
June 30, 2021
Public Discourse is pleased to share this webinar featuring Andrew T. Walker, Associate Professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on his book Liberty for All Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age. The program was moderated by R. J. Snell, Editor-In-Chief of Public Discourse and was held on June 24th, 2021.
SPEAKERS: Andrew T. Walker and R. J. Snell
Solzhenitsyn and The Unbroken Thread: a Webinar with Sohrab Ahmari and R. J. Snell
May 31, 2021
SPEAKERS: Sohrab Ahmari and R. J. Snell