(00:00) Professor Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver has written a thought-provoking paper entitled “The Mosque and the State: After the Arab Spring”. It offers perspectives of how the movement must be viewed in the context of evolving democracy and religious versus secular expression. He provides a look at Middle East governance that is not typically presented in Western media.
Read the paper: http://www.du.edu/korbel/media/documents/hashemicv.pdf
(41:00) Jack Van Ens is a historian and theologian who presents unique views on historic events, their contexts, and their ramifications. This essay talks about how Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address was the first expansion of the U.S. Constitution to include all Americans – including slaves and women. Sit back and enjoy.
Learn more: www.TheLivingHistory.com