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Twenty-First Century Politics and the Fracturing of American Christianity | Religion Studies

Apr 26, 2017
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Linderman Library - 200
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18015

Marian Gaumer

The Annual Richard O. and Cindy F. Connell Lecture proudly presents Dr. R. Marie Griffith, on Wednesday, April 26th, at 8:00 p.m., in the Scheller Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, room 200. 

Dr. Griffith's presentation, "Moral Combat: Twenty-First Century Politics and the Fracturing of American Christianity," is free and open to the public. Prof. Griffith is a frequent media commentator and public speaker on  current issues pertaining to religion and politics, including the changing profile of American evangelicals and ongoing conflicts over gender, sexuality and marriage.

Prof. Griffith is the John C . Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Washington University, in St. Louis.  She is the director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and the editor of the Center's journal, "Religion & Politics."  Her upcoming book, "Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics," is scheduled for the fall 2017.

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