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One of the Bush administration’s highest priorities and most controversial measures has been the establishment of a White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. A panel talks about the shape of the evolving debate on the issue.
- Keith Pavlischek fellow at the Center for Public Justice
- Melissa Rogers visiting professor of religion and public policy at Wake Forest University Divinity School
- E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
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