American Empire and the War Against Evil

4/22/2008; 57 minutes

Dr. Rosemary Reuther approaches religious and ethical questions as an historian of ideas in their social context, but also as a practitioner of what she calls "advocacy scholarship." In this Burke Lecture, Dr. Reuther examines how the idea that the US is an elect and messianic nation has encouraged abuses against the rights of others, both foreign and domestic. (#14225)

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