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Two Christian leaders are working to restore Christian engagement in the world. Gabe Lyons and Jim Daly discuss how they who are reshaping their part in common life, and the common good. This often surprising conversation addresses subjects like gay marriage, abortion, and the strident reputation that Christian evangelicals have earned in the past decade.
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Gabe Lyons, founder of Q: Ideas for Common Good, listens to Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, at the University of Minnesota on September 12, 2012. The live public event was the first of four discussions for The Civil Conversations Project, a series from On Being in collaboration with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the Brookings Institution, and co-sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics.
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Daly is president of Focus on the Family. He's also a Christian radio broadcaster and author of several books, including ReFocus: Living a Life that Reflects God's Heart.
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