September 30, 2010

Religion and Society

Two thirds of Americans say religion is losing its influence on American life. Religious views have long played a part in political practice and discussion, but if preaching from the pulpit no longer changes people's minds, what does? How will the decline of religion's influence affect our society?

Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Brent Peterson, Associate Professor of Theology from Northwest Nazarene University and Ronald Scott, a political scientist teaching at Idaho State University about the relation of religion and society.