Peter Wehner is an in-residence Senior Fellow at The Trinity Forum, a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, and a contributing editor for The Atlantic magazine. He has written for numerous other publications—including Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Financial Times, The Weekly Standard, National Review, Commentary, National Affairs, and Christianity Today. He has also appeared frequently as a commentator on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, CBS, PBS, and C-SPAN television.
Wehner served in the last three Republican administrations, including as Deputy Director of Speechwriting and later Director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives for President George W. Bush.
Wehner is author of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era (co-authored with Michael J. Gerson) and Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism (co-authored with Arthur C. Brooks). His most recent book is The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump.
Trinity Forum Appearances and Remarks
Season 2, Episode 19 | “Hope and Healing for a Hurting Culture” a Podcast with Peter Wehner and Jonathan Haidt
February 19th, 2021 | “Hope and Healing for a Hurting Culture” an Online Conversation with Peter Wehner and Jonathan Haidt
March 1st, 2018 | “A Symposium: The Future of Christian Higher Education” an Evening Conversation in Washington, DC with Peter Wehner, Shirley Hoogstra, and Michael Lindsay
March 15th, 2017 | “The Benedict Option” an Evening Conversation in Washington, DC with Peter Wehner, Rod Dreher, and Kirsten Powers
Related Trinity Forum Readings
“Politics and the English Language” by George Orwell, featuring an original introduction by Peter Wehner