Mark Tooley stops by the ERLC’s Leland House on Capitol Hill to talk Methodism and politics, as well as give us a preview of his new book, released this summer by Harper Collins, The Peace that Almost Was, about the final attempt to avert the American Civil War.
Mark serves as president of the Institute for Religion and Democracy (IRD).
- Book: Methodism & Politics in the Twentieth Century (Amazon)
- Book: The Peace that Almost Was
- IRD blog: Juicy Ecumenism
Prior to joining the IRD in 1994, Mark worked eight years for the Central Intelligence Agency. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and is a native of Arlington, Virginia. A lifelong United Methodist, he has been active in United Methodist renewal since 1988, when he wrote a study about denominational funding of pro-Marxist groups for his local congregation. He attends a United Methodist church in Alexandria, Virginia.