Jun21

Interview with Canon and Culture

I enjoyed being interviewed by Josh Wester for Canon and Culture, a project of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.  You can read the full interview here.

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Jun21

Jordan Ballor on Confident Pluralism

Jordan Ballor, the executive editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality and research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty, reviews Confident Pluralism for The Gospel Coalition.

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Jun07

Michael Gerson on Confident Pluralism

Michael Gerson discusses Confident Pluralism in his latest Washington Post column.  He suggests that I am “proposing a national cleanup effort to make our public life more pleasant and productive.”  And he concludes with this: “We should not play down the stakes. Tolerance, humility and patience are not the ornaments of a democracy, they are its essence.”

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Jun06

Mark Tushnet on Confident Pluralism

Mark Tushnet, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has a series of (mostly critical) posts about Confident Pluralism.  I respond to him on the blog, Mirror of Justice.

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Jun03

Eboo Patel on Confident Pluralism

This is a guest post by Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based international nonprofit that aims to promote interfaith cooperation. Eboo is the author of two books, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation and Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America. He has spoken at the TED conference, the Clinton Global Initiative, and the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, as well as college and university campuses across the country.

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May31

Carl Trueman on Confident Pluralism

Carl Trueman, the Paul Woolley Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary, has a review of Confident Pluralism at First Things.  I have a brief response here.

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May18

Confident Pluralism Study Guide

I’m delighted to share a free study guide to accompany Confident Pluralism.  Like most authors, part of my goal in writing this book is to get people to talk about its ideas.  But I think the topics I address may be particularly well-suited to consider with a group of people rather than in isolation–this is, after all, a book about living with each other amidst our differences.

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May15

Some Shorter Pieces on Confident Pluralism

Now that Confident Pluralism is available on Amazon, I thought it would be useful to compile a list of (freely accessible) articles and essays that fold into the book or explore some of its themes in greater detail. I’ve arranged them topically.

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May02

Pete Wehner on Confident Pluralism

A number of people have observed to me that the current political season is giving us lots of illustrations of the need for a more confident pluralism that allows for us to engage in genuine disagreement without abusing each other.  Pete Wehner, a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times makes the connection explicit in a piece out today in Commentary.

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Apr27

Tim Keller on Confident Pluralism

Pastor and author Tim Keller joins me for a short video discussion about Confident Pluralism in my second post previewing the release of the book.  I first met Tim a few years ago, and I’ve appreciated the ways that his own writing and speaking echo similar themes.

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