Robert P. George Initiative on Faith, Ethics, and Public Policy

Robert P. George talking to an attendeeFrom 2017-2020, Baylor University sponsored the Robert P. George Initiative on Faith, Ethics & Public Policy. As part of this initiative, Baylor in Washington was pleased to host timely conversations with Dr. George on topics at the intersection of faith and public life. These events featured Dr. George in conversation with world-renowned thought leaders on pressing contemporary issues. Featured speakers included:

  • Dr. Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University
  • Dr. Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University; Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
  • Dr. Michael J. Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University
  • Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor at New York University
  • Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, President, Co-founder, and Senior Faculty Member of Zaytuna College
  • President John Garvey, President, The Catholic University of America

To watch video recordings of these events, please see the embedded videos below.

Communities of Faith and Covid-19 - April 1st, 2020

The Decline of Social Trust in America - January 28th, 2020

Biblical Witness in American History - September 24th, 2019

Rational Disagreement: An Examination - April 9th, 2019

The Summer of '68: Robert Kennedy, American Politics & the Legacy of the 60's - September 6, 2018

The Life and Legacy of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - May 29th, 2018

What is a University? - February 8th, 2018

Faith and the Challenges of Secularism: A Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue - October 24th, 2017



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