National Press Club

Faith, Social Justice and Public Service

April 28, 2008

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Run time: 4 minutes

The Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Jr. talked about the role of faith in American civic life. He also talked about his pastorate, his development as a theologian and teacher, and the how the issues of social justice and global inequities have shaped his faith and his activities. He put his ministry into a theological, historical, and political perspective. Following his remarks titled "The African American Religious Experience; Theology and Practice," he answered questions submitted by reporters in the audience. Several of the questions focused on previous remarks he had made, media coverage of his sermons, and his role as Senator Barack Obama's pastor.