Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life by Paul Kengor,
Ph.D. is the first serious, comprehensive examination of Ronald
Reagan's religious faith. In this spiritual biography, Kengor
examines Reagan's vision of America as both a divinely ordained
beacon of freedom and a nation chosen to place a stake in the
future of communism. From his childhood in Dixon, Illinois to his
later years as President of the United States, Ronald Reagan's
religious faith was the single most consistent feature of his life.
In God and Ronald Reagan, Kengor blends groundbreaking research and
fascinating storytelling into a book that will forever change our
understanding of one of the most influential presidents in
Dr. Paul Kengor, associate professor of political science at Grove
City College, is a political author and commentator. He is
nationally known for his work on Reagan, which has been featured in
dozens of major national publications and media outlets. Dr. Kengor
is also a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War,
Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University. He has served as a
researcher and Adjunct Scholar at the Center for Strategic and
International Studies in Washington, D.C., a Research Fellow at the
Allegheny Institute for Public Policy and member of the editorial
board of Presidential Studies Quarterly.
More About the Speakers
Paul Kengor, Ph.D.
Grove City College
Lee Edwards, Ph.D.
Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics