Higher civic participation:
"It's not faith that accounts for this. It's faith communities."
Harvard University professor Robert Putnam and University of Notre Dame scholar David Campbell is presenting their forthcoming study on how religion in America is reshaping civic and political lives. Daniel Burke at Religion News Service reports:
This thesis studies how two contemporary theologians – the German reformed systematic theologian Jürgen Moltmann and the American catholic moral theologian Paul Wadell – relate and contribute to the broad Christian tradition of friendship when it comes to friendship theology in general and friendship and church in particular.