Michael Cromartie

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Michael Cromartie is Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

"He is the Vice President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where he directs the Evangelicals in Civic Life program and the Media and Religion program. The Ethics and Public Policy Center was established in 1976 to clarify and reinforce the bond between the Judeo-Christian moral tradition and domestic and foreign policy issues. Cromartie is also a Senior Advisor to The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life in Washington and a Senior Fellow with The Trinity Forum.

"Cromartie has contributed book reviews and articles to First Things, Books and Culture, The Washington Post, the Washington Times, The Reformed Journal, Insight, Christianity Today, Stewardship Journal, and World. He is the editor of 16 books including, most recently, “Religion, Culture, and International Conflict: A Conversation,” “Religion and Politics in America: A Conversation,” and “A Public Faith: Evangelicals and Civic Engagement,”.

"He is an advisory editor at Christianity Today and an adjunct professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, and was an advisor to the PBS documentary series “With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Christian Right in America.”

"Frequently asked to explicate the dynamics between religious faith and political convictions, Cromartie has been interviewed on numerous radio and television programs, including National Public Radio, CNN, ABC News, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, MSNBC, and PBS. He has been quoted frequently in the Washington Post, New York Times, The New Republic, Christianity Today, Time, the National Catholic Reporter and U.S. News and World Report. He holds an M.A. in Justice from The American University and a B.A. from Covenant College in Georgia." [1]

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  1. Commissioners, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, accessed September 20, 2007.