Author Steve Waldman joined Leader Anne Klaeysen to discuss his new book, Sacred Liberty: America’s Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom. Steve gave us a preview of the dramatic, sweeping story of the developing principles of religious liberty in America and how our country built a distinctive model of religious freedom, from the founding up to current times.
Steven Waldman is a journalist, entrepreneur and author of the bestselling book Founding Faith. He was co-founder of Beliefnet, the award-winning multifaith website, and now Report for America, a national service program that places talented journalists into local newsrooms. Earlier, he was National Editor of US News and World Report and National Correspondent for Newsweek. His writings have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, National Review, Christianity Today, The Atlantic, First Things, The Washington Monthly, Slate, The New Republic and others. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Amy Cunningham.