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Marilynne Robinson on Democracy, Reading, and Religion in America

posted on May 18, 2012

At The Atlantic, Joe Fassler interviews Marilynne Robinson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. She talked about her views on democracy rhetoric and the divide between science and religion. Fassler notes that Robinson critiques the “passive stance” Americans take, “insisting that democracy is an ongoing negotiation that requires creativity, compassion, and vigilance.” 

Read at The Atlantic