Discussions of religious belief and personal faith are staples of the campaign trail. Politicians talk about prayer, belief in God and the role of religion in their lives. How does personal belief influence public policy? Join NPR's Neal Conan for a look at religion in a campaign year.
*Associate director, Pew Research Center for People and the Press
*Co-author on The Diminishing Divide: Religion's Changing Role in American Politics
*Frequent contributor to Washington Monthly
*Doctoral candidate at Princeton in the sociology of religion
*Vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center
*Director of the center's Evangelical Studies Project