As a courtesy for readers of this blog, I have ten tickets available to a forthcoming debate, hosted by the Economist, on the resolved: "Religion and politics should always be kept separate." The Economist's Editor-in-chief, John Micklethwait, will be moderating, with the Rev. Barry Lynn and Irshad Manji for the affirmative and Fr. Richard Neuhaus and Walter Russell Mead for the negative. It's on November 10th in New York City, at Gotham Hall on 1356 Broadway (at 36th Street); put down your name in the comments section (you can request one seat or two), and if you're quick enough on the draw, your name will be on the list at the door.

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