Burns Strider on his work Intersecting Faith & Politics

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Burns Strider is the founder of Eleison and The American Values Network. In the mid-90’s he spent two years in Hong Kong as youth minister at International Baptist Church.

Burns is one of the 12 most influential Democrats in the nation on faith and values politics and issues according to Religion News Service. He has worked on more than 100 campaigns, managing or general consulting 15 of them, including Senior Advisor and Director of Faith Outreach to the Hillary Rodham Clinton and her campaign for President.

Burns is a contributing blogger on Huffington Post and Business Insider.

He and his wife, Karen, live in Washington, DC. Where they raise two nearly perfect boys, Will (9) and Pete (7).

Today we discuss his Netroots Nation panel, “Moving Forward With Faith,” and the intersection of religion and politics.

 

Rev. Dr. Russell Elleven on Ethical Eating

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Rev. Dr. Russell Elleven was born and raised in and around Ft. Worth, Texas; a city nicknamed “Cowtown” and where the Stockyards are still, for some reason, a tourist attraction.

Educated at the University of North Texas, Texas Christian University, and Vanderbilt University, he served as a faculty member and administrator for 17 years before joining the Unitarian Universalist ministry. He is now the minister of Westside Unitarian Universalist Church in Fort Worth. He and his spouse, Gayle, are owned by a 14 year old Beagle named Prince Cornelius de Vanderbilt, better known as CornDawg.

Jude Filler on the Death Penalty & Execution of David Powell

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Soul Stirrer with embodied faith in action – Jude is Filler is the retired Executive Director of Texas Alliance for Human Needs(1988-2002) and former state campaign chair for Amnesty International’s Texas Campaign Against the Death Penalty (1988-1998).

In her role with Amnesty International USA, she knew many men and several women on Texas’ death row.  For 22 years, her closest friend and partner in death penalty abolition efforts was the recently executed David Powell.  They often spoke daily, sometimes for hours and met together weekly.  She saw David during the 3 days before they killed him and she was in the room when the State of Texas ended his life.