ISIL and Honorary Degrees

Tags: In the Arena Entertainment, Inspiration, Media, Middle East, Peace, Politics, Religious Persecution

Christine Emba, of New Criterion, and David Gibson, of Religion New Service, join guest host Grant Gallicho, of Commonweal, in-studio to discuss and debate ISIL executing 21 Coptic Christians, and the responses of top U.S. and Vatican officials as well as ISIL’s comments about coming to Rome. Finally W. David Myers, Professor of History at Fordham University, joins the conversation to talk about honorary degrees and the committee that is trying to rescind CIA Director John Brennan’s honorary Fordham degree.