Michael Cromartie – Aug. 28
Michael Cromartie, a notable evangelical scholar and former member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, died of cancer at age 67.
In 1985, Cromartie began working for the Washington, D.C.-based conservative think tank Ethics and Public Policy Center.
During his time as EPPC's vice president, Cromartie oversaw the Faith Angle Forum and the Evangelicals in Civic Life program.
The Faith Angle Forum was part of Cromartie's mission to bring together journalists and evangelical leaders to foster better understanding between the two groups.