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Conference Page: Religion & Politics (Washington, D.C., USA)

 CONFERENCE RESOURCES

1) RELIGION & POLITICS IN CHINA -- Promise Hsu
China cannot create a politically modern and truly free society without Christianity, said Chinese journalist Promise Hsu in his presentation to the OCRPL's Religion and Politics conference in Washington, DC.

2) RELIGION & POLITICS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC -- Daniel Raus, Hanka Rausova

Czechs are among Europe’s most ardent atheists, yet Czech fortune tellers and psychics earn more money than trained psychologists, said Daniel Raus, a senior reporter for Cesky rozhlas, Czech national radio.

3) RELIGION & POLITICS IN INDIA -- Vishal Arora

Religion and politics have been mixed together in Indian society for so long that one cannot talk about them separately today, said Indian journalist Vishal Arora in a presentation to the Oxford Centre’s course on Religion & Politics in Washington, D.C.

4) RELIGION, POLITICS & NEWS IN KENYA -- Christopher Khisa
Kenyans are almost universally religious people, but the country’s journalists believe that printing religious news is a sure way to lose readers, said Kenyan journalist Christopher Khisa at the Politics and Religion conference.

5) RELIGION & POLITICS IN NIGERIA -- Aramide Oikelome
Nigeria’s media both suffer from and contribute to the country’s shriveling gap between church and state, said Nigerian journalist Aramide Oikelome at the Oxford Centre’s Course on Religion & Politics in Washington, DC.

6) POLITICS & RELIGION IN U.S. TV NEWS -- Lisa Leigh Kelly

The worst enemies of good religion reporting are often religious people themselves, said American television-news reporter Lisa Leigh Kelly to the delegates of the OCRPL’s Religion & Politics Conference.

7)  DC COURSE PHOTOS

   

 

SENATOR RICK SANTORUM SPEECH RESOURCES

The American press corps is ignorant of religious faith and sees it as bizarre and irrelevant to public life, said former Senator Rick Santorum in a speech to the Oxford Centre’s course on religion and politics in Washington, DC. 

 

Senator Santorum comments Obama's faith and choice of churches.

Czech atheists remain religious

Czech atheists remain religious

Pentecostal Power in South Africa (full text speech)

Pentecostal Power in South Africa (full text speech)