Thursday, September 16 at 5pm in the Annenberg Auditorium, the youngest-ever columnist for the New York Times discusses how religion really affects American life and why the media miss the story. Douthat joined the Times in April 2009. Previously, he was a senior editor at the Atlantic and a blogger for theatlantic.com. He is the author of Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class and the co-author, with Reihan Salam, of Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream. Reception to follow.