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.

Topics and Key Readings

Key Readings

The Key Readings for each session can be found at Readinglists@Hull.

Topics

We will discuss the following topics in class:

1) Introduction – 8 Oct 2015

Tutorial – 14 Oct 2015, wordpress, turnitin

2) Historical Perspective: Promised Land – 15 Oct 2015

3) Contemporary Religious Landscape and Mormonism – 22 Oct 2015

4) Religion and/in Public Life: Theoretical Considerations – 29 Oct 2015

5) Religious Rhetoric and the Presidency – 5 Nov 2015

6) The Pope’s Visit to the US: Issues and Debates – 11 Nov 2015

7) Religion, Political Engagement, Lobbying – 12 Nov 2015

19 Nov – No Class!

8) Religion and Foreign Policy – 26 Nov 2015

Tutorial – 2 Dec 2015 – deadline magazine contribution, we are in a computer room for those who want support with the wordpress submission.

9) The Christian Right – 3 Dec 2015

10) New Evangelicals – 10 Dec 2015

*** Term Paper Deadline 16 Dec 2015 ***

*** Happy Holidays! ***

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