2013: Faith & Politics | Rafting the Political Rapids
Faith and Politics can be a scary endeavor to wade through. Marvin Olasky will discussed objectively the challenges Christians face in regards to politics. What happens when churches emphasize politics over the gospel? What happens when people are apathetic to politics?
Marvin Olasky graduated from Yale University in 1971 with a B.A. in American Studies. in 1976 he earned his Ph.D. in American Culture at the University of Michigan. From 2007-2011 he served as the provost of The King’s College in New York City, prior to which he was a professor in the University of Texas at Austin journalism department. He joined World Magazine in 1990 and became its editor in 1994 and its editor-in-chief in 2001. Author of more than 20 books, Olasky’s most famous book is The Tragedy of American Compassion. He and his wife Susan are now living in Ashville, North Carolina. The Olasky’s were members of All Saints for many years and it is an honor to have him come and speak.