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David Gibson

David Gibson
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Fordham University

David Gibson joins Common Threads to discuss his essay in Religion & Politics titled, The Coming “Religion Recession.”

David Gibson was appointed the director of the Fordham University Center on Religion and Culture in July 2017 after a long career as an award-winning religion journalist, author, and filmmaker. He is a convert to Catholicism.

Gibson is the author of two books on Catholicism: ‘The Coming Catholic Church: How the Faithful are Shaping a New American Catholicism’ and ‘The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World.’ He co-wrote and co-produced several documentaries on Christianity for CNN and the History Channel and co-authored a book on biblical archeology, Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery, the basis of a popular CNN series of the same name.

Gibson worked for six years as a national reporter at Religion News Service and specialized in coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church. Gibson is a frequent media commentator and op-ed writer on topics related to the Catholic Church and religion in America.

-The preceeding are portions of David’s Bio at Fordham University https://www.fordham.edu/info/20112/about_the_center_on_religion_and_culture

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