George Will on the Importance of Religion in American Society



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An interesting article — originally delivered as a lecture — by political commentator George Will, himself an agnostic, on the utility of religion in the American polity:


Not everyone may be aware that Will isn’t merely a conservative political pundit: ¬†The son of a philosophy professor at the University of Illinois, he earned a B.A. from Trinity College in Connecticut, which he followed with B.A. and M.A. degrees from Magdalen College, Oxford, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Princeton University, after which he taught for a time at Michigan State, the University of Toronto, and, on two different occasions, at Harvard.


Also worth reading is this brief commentary on Will’s article:


(My thanks to Lorin Hansen for bringing these items to my attention.)


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