Religion and Politics in the US

Welcome to RelPol, a student peer reviewed online magazine. This magazine is part of the assessment for the module "In God We Trust" @ the University of Hull.

Does Creationism Have A Place In Politics?

Source: Youtube Christine O’Donnell, during an interview in 1998 provided the world with a blunder of a quote “evolution is a myth.” Years later, in 2010, when she tried to … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why the Christian Right opposes “Obamacare” and why it really shouldn’t.

You don’t exactly have to spend hours researching Obamacare to discover that the Christian right within America isn’t exactly its biggest fan.  In the words of Doctor Benjamin Carson, surgeon, … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does the Bill of Rights lack support for the minority religions?

A minority is defined as ‘a racial, religious, political, national, or other group thought to be different from the larger group of which it is part’, i.e. the United States … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thanksgiving: has self-reliance become self-worship?

This month brings the festival of Thanksgiving during which we thank God for His favors with another good year’s harvest. It is a celebration of America’s exceptionalism: our perceived self–reliance … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Domino Theory Strikes Again

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the term ‘cartoon’ as: “a simple drawing showing the features of its subjects in a humorously exaggerated way, especially a satirical one in a newspaper … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment