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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Gandhi and the Unspeakable, America's Forgotten Founders


Chuck Morse Speaks 

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Gandhi and the Unspeakable, America's Forgotten Founders

Chuck and Patrick are joined by James Douglas, author of Gandhi and the Unspeakable.

A slim, elegant volume containing explosive insight into who conspired to assassinate the father of modern nonviolence and why. . . No other contemporary writer is exposing the mechanics of assassination as methodically and bravely as Douglass. But because he is a Catholic scholar and activist most well-known for his writings on nonviolence and suffering, this book is more than a fresh look at historical circumstances: it s spiritual spelunking into the depravity of unchecked political power. -- --Publisher's Weekly.

In the second hour we are joined by Mark David Hall.

Mark’s primary research and writing interests are American political theory and the relationship between religion and politics. He has written or co-edited The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742-1798 (1997); The Founders on God and Government (2004); Collected Works of James Wilson 2 vol. (2007); The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life (2009); The Sacred Rights of Conscience: Selected Readings on Religious Liberty and Church-State Relations in the American Founding (2009); America’s Forgotten Founders (2011), and Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has also written more than fifty journal articles, book chapters, reviews, and sundry pieces. He is currently co-editing Faith and the Founders of the American Republic (forthcoming, Oxford University Press) and co-authoring a book tentatively titled America’s “Godless” Constitution, Deist Founders, and other Myths About Religion and the American Founding.

Mark also serves as a Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion.

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