Professor Candida Moss of the University of Birmingham in the UK will present the inaugural Wolfe Lecture on Religion and American Politics on Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Titled “Bible Nation: Hobby Lobby, Scripture, and the Making of America,” Moss’ lecture will explore the involvement in public life of the Green family, the owners of Hobby Lobby and party to the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby lawsuit. Moss is an award-winning author/editor of seven books, including Ancient Christian Martyrdom, Reconceiving Infertility: Biblical Perspectives on Procreation and Childlessness, and Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby. A columnist for The Daily Beast, she has served as a papal news contributor for CBS News and has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, The LA Times and Politico. Sponsor: Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life.
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