Michael Cromartie

In Memoriam, 1950-2017

Michael Cromartie was Vice President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he directed both the Evangelicals in Civic Life and Faith Angle Forum programs. His area of expertise included issues at the cross-section of religion and politics.

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Michael Cromartie was Vice President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he directed both the Evangelicals in Civic Life and Faith Angle Forum programs. His area of expertise included issues at the cross-section of religion and politics.

Mr. Cromartie contributed book reviews and articles to many prominent publications, including First Things, the Washington PostChristianity Today, and World magazine. Mr. Cromartie also appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, NBC’s Evening News with Brian Williams, ABC World News Tonight, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, and the PBS news program The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

Mr. Cromartie was the editor of fifteen books, including Religion and Politics in AmericaReligion, Culture, and International Conflict; and A Public Faith: Evangelicals and Civic Engagement.

A senior advisor to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and a senior fellow with The Trinity Forum, he was also an advisory editor of Christianity Today magazine.

On September 20, 2004, Mr. Cromartie was appointed by President George W. Bush to a six-year term on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, where he was later twice elected chairman.

Mr. Cromartie was a graduate of Covenant College (Ga.), and held an M.A. in Justice from The American University in Washington, D.C.


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Jeff Hardin at the November 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

The Faith Angle Forum is a semi-annual conference which brings together a select group of 20 nationally respected journalists with 3-5…

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Elliott Abrams and Shadi Hamid at the November 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

The Faith Angle Forum is a semi-annual conference which brings together a select group of 20 nationally respected journalists with 3-5…

Transcripts

 

Christian Smith at the November 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

The Faith Angle Forum is a semi-annual conference which brings together a select group of 20 nationally respected journalists with 3-5…

Transcripts

 

Sergio Rubin at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Sergio Rubin, Journalist and Co-author with Francesca Ambrogetti of Pope Francis: Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio: His Life in His Own Words spoke at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum about Pope Francis as reformer, restorer, and revolutionary.

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John L. Allen, Jr. and Paul Vallely at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

John L. Allen, Jr., Associate Editor of The Boston Globe, and Paul Vallely, author of Pope Francis: Untying the Knots, spoke at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum about Jorge Bergoglio’s life, career, and future as Pope Francis.

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The Faith Angle Forum / March 24, 2014

Dr. Russell Moore and Molly Ball at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Molly Ball, staff writer for The Atlantic, spoke at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum about the persistence of culture war issues in American society and politics.

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The Faith Angle Forum / March 25, 2014

Dr. Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. and Ross Douthat at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Cornelius Plantinga, Jr., Senior Research Fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, and Ross Douthat, columnist for The New York Times, spoke at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum about the concept of sin and its perceived disappearance from American society.

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The Faith Angle Forum / March 24, 2014

Sergio Rubin at the March 2014 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Some of the nation’s leading journalists gathered in South Beach, Miami recently for EPPC’s semi-annual Faith Angle Forum on Religion, Politics, & Public Life. Sergio Rubin, journalist and co-author with Francesca Ambrogetti of Pope Francis: Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio: His Life in His Own Words offered a brief presentation on the leadership of Pope Francis on the global stage.

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The Faith Angle Forum / March 24, 2014

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Director of the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program, spoke at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, about the relationship between science, ethics, and religion.

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The Faith Angle Forum / November 5, 2013

Dr. Peter Skerry and Dr. John C. Green at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Peter Skerry, Professor of Political Science at Boston College and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Dr. John C. Green, Director of Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, spoke at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, about immigration and the different ways religious groups view immigration questions.

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The Faith Angle Forum / November 4, 2013

Spinning Sorrow: The Uses and Abuses of Forgiveness in the Public Sphere

Michael Cromartie

In a recent column, Michael Gerson of the Washington Post explains that this discussion from EPPC’s Faith Angle Forum sheds light on the “acute shortage of public integrity at the highest level of our politics.”

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The Faith Angle Forum / November 4, 2013

Dr. Timothy Keller at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Timothy Keller, Founding Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, spoke at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, about conservative Christianity and the Christian Right.

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