On this edition of Radio Free Acton, Hunter Baker, Micah Watson, Paul Bonicelli and Jordan Ballor discuss the prospects for a Christian democratic political movement in the United States.
Hunter Baker is a university fellow and associate professor of political science at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is also an affiliate scholar at the Acton Institute, and the organizer of a symposium on Christian Democracy and America in the latest issue of Perspectives on Political Science. Contributors to the symposium include Micah Watson, associate professor and William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar Chair in political science at Calvin College, and Paul Bonicelli, director of programs and education at Acton, who co-authored a piece on Christian Democracy and foreign policy with Jordan J. Ballor, senior research fellow here at the Acton Institute.
You can listen to the podcast via the audio player below.
In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, made a nine-month journey throughout America. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the life and institutions of the evolving nation.