Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
Benjamin Marcus on religious literacy and the intersection of religious constructs in society.
Marcus is the religious literacy specialist with the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute, where he examines the intersection of education, religious literacy, and identity formation in the United States.
He has developed religious literacy programs for public schools, universities, businesses, U.S. government organizations, and private foundations, and he has delivered presentations on religion and education in the U.S. and abroad.
This program is made possible by the Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Endowment Fund for Adult Programming.
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