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"A New Adam" — "A New Eden"
Hour One & Hour Two
Catherine Brekus
Catherine Brekus

Brekus teaches American religious history at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She is the author of Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 and editor of The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past.

Daniel Dreisbach
Daniel Dreisbach

Dreisbach is a professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His areas of specialty include American constitutional law and history, First Amendment law and church-state relations.

Stephen Marini
Stephen Marini

A professor of religion at Wellesley College, Marini specializes in religion in Revolutionary America.

John McGreevy
John McGreevy

McGreevy is a professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Catholicism and American Freedom: A History.

Stephen Prothero
Stephen Prothero

Prothero is a professor of religion at Boston University and the author of several books, including 2007's Religious Literacy: What Americans Need to Know. He is also a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

"A Nation Reborn" — "A New Light"
Hour Three & Hour Four
Jeffrey Gurock
Jeffrey Gurock

Gurock is a professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University and chair of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society.

Cynthia Lyerly
Cynthia Lyerly

Lyerly is an associate professor of history at Boston College, where she teaches courses in American women's history, race, gender and the South.

Stephen Prothero
Stephen Prothero

Prothero is a professor of religion at Boston University and the author of several books, including 2007's Religious Literacy: What Americans Need to Know. He is also a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Lance Sussman
Lance Sussman

Sussman is the rabbi of the Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, Pa.

Margaret Washington
Margaret Washington

Washington is a professor of history at Cornell University. Her most recent book is Sojourner Truth's America.

Ronald C. White, Jr.
Ronald C. White, Jr.

White is an author and editor who has written extensively about Abraham Lincoln. His recent books include A. Lincoln: A Biography and Lincoln's Greatest Speech.

"Soul of a Nation" — "Of God and Caesar"
Hour Five & Hour Six
Randall Balmer
Randall Balmer

Balmer is a professor of American religious history at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is an editor at Christianity Today and author of several books, including God in the White House.

Clayborne Carson
Clayborne Carson

Carson is a professor of history at Stanford University and director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute.

Ed Dobson
Ed Dobson

Pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., Dobson worked for Jerry Falwell for more than a decade, and drafted the Moral Majority's platform. He later co-authored Blinded by Might, a book critical of the religious right.

Sarah Gordon
Sarah Barringer Gordon

A professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Gordon holds advanced degrees in history, religion and law. She recently published The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America.

Frank Lambert
Frank Lambert

Lambert is a professor of history at Purdue University and the author of The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America.

Stephen Prothero
Stephen Prothero

Prothero is a professor of religion at Boston University and the author of several books, including 2007's Religious Literacy: What Americans Need to Know. He is also a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Samuel Rodriguez
Samuel Rodriguez

Rev. Rodriguez is on the executive board of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, the largest Latino Christian organization in America.

Frank Schaeffer
Frank Schaeffer

Schaeffer is the author of Crazy for God and Patience with God: Faith for People Who Don't Like Religion (or Atheism). He is the son of the late Francis Schaeffer, a prominent evangelical theologian.

Muzammil Siddiqi
Muzammil Siddiqi

Imam Siddiqi is the chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America and the educational and religious director of the Islamic Society of Orange County, Calif.

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