Cultural Collision

As election-season rhetoric heats up, it can feel as if the country is more divided now than ever. This hour, we’ll put that division in historical context by talking with Stephen Prothero, chair of the religion department at Boston University. His new book is called “Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage” (HarperOne).