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Scholar Dissects Religion's Public Role in 'God on Trial'

From the cross atop Mt. Soledad to prayer in school, America is divided over religion’s public role. Legal scholar and political scientist Peter Irons shares a close look at the national religious wa

From the cross atop Mt. Soledad to prayer in school, America is divided over religion’s public role. Legal scholar and political scientist Peter Irons shares a close look at the national religious wars -- including the Soledad cross controversy -- from his new book, “God on Trial: Dispatches from America's Religious Battlefields.”

Guest

  • Peter Irons , civil rights attorney; political activist; professor emeritus of political science at UCSD; author of “God on Trial: Dispatches from America's Religious Battlefields.”

(Professor Irons will be signing copies of God on Trial Thursday from 7-9pm at The Book Works in Del Mar.)