Tag: American Exceptionalism
The president’s second inaugural address embraced American exceptionalism and invoked the “founding creed” of the Declaration of Independence. More
A decade after 9/11, we talk again with a minister and rabbi who revisit their conversation in 2001 and offer their thoughts about revenge, forgiveness, evil, and hope. More
What did people of faith think about President Obama’s State of the Union address? Watch our panel of religion analysts assess the speech. More
Does “winning the future” assume America can manage history as it unfolds? If so, it is a pretentious and dangerous position for any nation to believe in as a matter of religious or political destiny—or both. More
Watch our annual reporters roundtable on the most important religion and ethics news of the past year. More
Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Lincoln loomed large over Glenn Beck’s recent Restore Honor rally. Both of them were exceptional historical figures who had an exceptional sense of caution when they spoke of God in relation to American destiny.
In a new book, this historian and professor of international relations writes that America’s long military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq “demonstrated the folly of imagining that war could be mastered” and demolished “Washington’s pretensions to moral superiority.” More
Anna Greenberg, senior vice president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, presented the results of a Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly/UN Foundation national survey on how religion shapes American perceptions about US foreign policy priorities and commitments.
Anna Greenberg, senior vice-president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, describes the results of her new survey about religion and America's role in the world and analyzes the potential political implications of the findings.