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January 23, 2012

Political Science Professor to Offer Perspective on State of the Union

Amy E. Black

Associate professor of politics Dr. Amy Black will participate in Moody Radio’s coverage of tomorrow’s State of the Union address.

Black, who chairs the politics and international relations department at Wheaton, is co-editor of Religion and Politics: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives (Pearson Longman, 2011).

Her other books include Beyond Left and Right: Helping Christians Make Sense of American Politics (Baker Books, 2008), and the forthcoming Honoring God in Red or Blue: Approaching Politics with Humility, Grace, and Reason (Moody, June 2012).

Her recent Christianity Today cover story, “The Cure for Election Madness,” offers three keys to civil civic discourse.

Black will join host Greg Wheatley and a panel of experts including President Jimmy Carter, Chuck Colson, and Dr. Frank Wright, president of the National Religious Broadcasters.

The programming begins at 7 p.m. CST, and will continue for an hour following the address. WMBI is broadcast locally at 90.1 FM. To listen online, visit


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