RLST153 CM - Religion and American Politics

This seminar will explore major debates and controversies in American religions and politics from the colonial period to the present. Special attention will be paid to debates about the impact of religion on the Constitution; the Bill of Rights; the Declaration of Independence; African American and Latino Civil Rights movements; the Christian Right; Church-State debates; Supreme Court decisions; presidential elections; religion and political party affiliation and voting patterns; women, religion, and politics; and Black, Latino, Jewish, and Muslim faith-based politics and activism.

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: RLST153 CM

This course information is from the 2020-2021 Catalog. View this catalog.

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