WALTER H. CAPPS CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ETHICS, RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE • 2013

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Ending Poverty in America:
A Conversation with Peter Edelman

Peter Edelman, Law professor at the University of Georgetown’s Law Center, speaks about the prevalence of poverty in America. His talk, named after his book, So Rich, So Poor: Why It‘s So Hard to End Poverty in America, discusses income-level disparities in the United States. Order Catalog No.: 4831


Nuclear Power:
A Mistake in Search of a Mission

Rinaldo Brutoco, Founding President of the World Business Academy, has been on a mission to educate and inspire business leaders to take responsibility for the planetary whole. Order Catalog No.: 4828


Human Trafficking:
Ending the Myths, Confronting the Realities

Martina Vandenberg, founder and president of The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center, Wash., D.C., has spent two decades fighting human trafficking, forced labor, rape, and violence against women. Order Catalog No.: 4825


Hammering the Devil with Prayer:
The Contemporary Resurgence of Exorcism in the Catholic Church

Thomas Csordas' talk is based on his current and ongoing comparative study of the Roman Catholic Rite of Exorcism in the U.S. and Italy, as part of an initiative, known as New Directions in the Study of Prayer. Order Catalog No.: 4805


Ethics & the Modern Corporation

J. Alexander M. Douglas, Jr., Senior Vice President & Global Chief Customer Officer of the Coca-Cola Company, examines how the fast food industries are being criticized for their impact on health and obesity. Order Catalog No.: 4804


Saving Babies? The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening

Stefan Timmermans is currently working on an ethnographic study of the expansion of newborn screening. Order Catalog No.: 4791


Inequality & the 2012 Election

Timothy Noah is a Senior Editor of The New Republic, a senior writer at Slate, and reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Order Catalog No.: 4792


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