PANEL DISCUSSION: Join us as we look ahead to the role of religion in the Biden presidency

Moving forward with faith: Religion and politics in a Biden presidency  

  • How will faith influence the direction of the Biden administration?
  • What agenda will various religious institutions pursue?
  • Can religion be a force for healing the nation’s deep political, ideological and racial divides?

Join us for a Zoom panel discussion between our journalists and noted faith leaders as we explore what role religion will play in the public square during the coming years. Hosted by The Associated Press, Religion News Service and The Conversation. Open to the public.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 4p.m. EST

Register now for the event

Meet the moderator:

Peter Smith, former president of the Religion News Association and religion reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Meet the panelists:

Dilshad D. Ali, the former editor-in-chief of Altmuslim, is an editor at Haute Hijab, and a member of Religion News Service’s journalism advisory board.

Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, CEO and co-founder of Skinner Leadership Institute and co-convener of the National African American Clergy Network.

Dr. Steven P. Millies, an associate professor of public theology and the director of The Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union.

Dr. Russell Moore, theologian and president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.


About Religion News Service, LLC
Religion News Service is an independent, nonprofit and award-winning source of global news on religion, spirituality, culture and ethics, reported by a staff of professional journalists. RNS is not affiliated with any religious tradition. Founded in 1934, RNS seeks to inform readers with objective reporting and insightful commentary and is relied upon by commercial and faith-based news organizations in a number of countries. RNS is a subsidiary of Religion News Foundation and is affiliated with the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri.

About AP
The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world’s population sees news from AP.

About The Conversation
The Conversation US launched in October 2014 with funding from six foundations. It is an independent source of commentary and analysis from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public. A team of professional editors work with academic scholars to unlock their knowledge to then be shared with the wider public. Access to trusted, independent, high quality, authenticated, explanatory journalism is critical to a functioning democracy. Our goal is to promote better understanding of current affairs and complex issues leading to a better quality of public discourse.


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