Eric Sapp, Eleison Group Founding Partner, Kicks Off "Crossroads of Religion and Politics" Series, September 29th
Eric Sapp, founding partner of the Eleison Group, will present a public talk titled, "Embracing the Gray: The Line between Redeeming Politics and Corrupting Faith," at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall. His talk is part of the School's "Crossroads of Religion and Politics" series, co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Religion.
The Eleison Group, an Arlington VA based consulting firm, works with political, non-profit, business and government entities to help them better understand America’s religious communities and faith based organizations on the local and national level.
Prior to founding Eleison, Sapp was Senior Partner at Common Good Strategies (CGS), a political consulting firm that works with Democrats on religious outreach and communication. He is also a divinity school graduate with five years of parish experience as a youth pastor and director of Christian education.
Sapp has been a regular speaker on faith and politics on television and radio shows, most often providing a Democratic perspective on conservative programs. In addition to his work noted above, he has also served as a staff person for Representative David Price (D-NC), where he handled faith and politics, budget, tax, and homeland security issues, and for for the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
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