Pro-life. Pro-Choice. Post Roe? (Webinar)

All are welcome to join this webinar discussion sponsored by Fordham University's Center for Religion and Culture! I look forward to participating. Find details and RSVP info below. New prospects for the abortion debate in AmericaA Fordham Center on Religion and Culture WebinarJanuary 27, 2021 | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST Views on abortion rights …

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What Americans Really Think About Abortion (WSJ)

My new essay in the Wall Street Journal (page C3 in the September 26-27 issue) brings attention to what we learned from interviewing hundreds of Americans in-depth regarding how they think and feel about abortion. A big takeaway? Americans' views are far more nuanced than what a black and white, "pro-choice" versus "pro-life" framing presumes. …

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Media Coverage of “How Americans Understand Abortion”

My report on American' Abortion Attitudes - a study and publication of the University of Notre Dame's McGrath Institute for Church Life - has received wide attention in media sources. I am thankful for reporters who have engaged with its contents, implications, and correctives regarding what we think we already "know" about abortion attitudes...but haven't …

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“_American Parishes_ is a specialized publication of the best kind…”

These are the words that Kevin J. Christiano uses to describe American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism, a book I edited with Gary Alder and Brian Starks (2019, Fordham University Press). Christiano brings the reader in with the following personalized account in his review: We are grateful for Christiano's careful read and positive review that concludes …

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Empty Pews

Invited lectures necessarily get creative during this time! Thanks to the Community of Saint Peter in Cleveland, Ohio, for welcoming me - virtually - into their homes to deliver a talk entitled "Empty Pews" about the religiously non-affiliated. This was a great chance to share ten "storylines" emergent from conversations with "nones" around the United …

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