Penny Edgell

Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology at the University of Minnesota

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Penny Edgell on KCRW

Three hundred years after the Age of Enlightenment began some nonbelievers are worried that reason is losing out to religion.

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Three hundred years after the Age of Enlightenment began some nonbelievers are worried that reason is losing out to religion.

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