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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Dr. Luis Lugo at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Luis Lugo, Director of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, spoke at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, on the subject of the decline of institutional religion in the United States.

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Reuel Marc Gerecht and Jeffrey Goldberg at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Reuel Marc Gerecht, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Jeffrey Goldberg, National Correspondent for The Atlantic and Bloomberg, spoke at the March 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, on the subject of the future of the Middle East.

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Promise and Peril of the Mormon Moment: A Conversation

Michael Cromartie

As Gov. Romney's campaign approaches the convention and election, EPPC's Faith Angle Forum brought together journalists and leaders in the LDS Church to discuss "The Promise and Peril of the Mormon Moment."

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Dr. William A. Galston at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. William A. Galston, Senior Fellow and the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about the impact of culture and the economy on the 2012 elections.

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Dr. Grant Wacker and Ross Douthat at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Grant Wacker, Professor of Christian History at Duke Divinity School, and Ross Douthat, columnist at the New York Times, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about religion’s role in the shaping of American culture.

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Dr. Grant Wacker and Ross Douthat at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Grant Wacker, Professor of Christian History at Duke Divinity School, and Ross Douthat, columnist at the New York Times, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about religion’s role in the shaping of American culture.

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Dr. Richard Mouw and Dr. Robert Millet at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Richard Mouw, President and Professor Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary, and Dr. Robert Millet, Professor of Ancient Scripture and Emeritus Dean of Religions Education at Brigham Young University, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about evangelicals and Mormons.

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Dr. William A. Galston at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. William A. Galston, Senior Fellow and the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about the impact of culture and the economy on the 2012 election.

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Dr. Richard Mouw and Dr. Robert Millet at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Richard Mouw, President and Professor Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary, and Dr. Robert Millet, Professor of Ancient Scripture and Emeritus Dean of Religions Education at Brigham Young University, spoke at the May 2012 Faith Angle Forum about evangelicals and Mormons.

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Dr. Peter Berger at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Peter Berger, Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Boston University, and Director and Founder of the Institute on Culture, Religion, & World Affairs, spoke at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum about his six decades as an observer of world religions.

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Dr. Ard Louis at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Ard Louis, Reader in Theoretical Physics and Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, spoke at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum about controversies in the debate over religion and science.

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Dr. Peter Berger at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Peter Berger, Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Boston University, and Director and Founder of the Institute on Culture, Religion, & World Affairs, spoke at the November 2011 Faith Angle Forum about his six decades as an observer of world religions.

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