RELS400 - RELIGIOUS RIGHT/AMERICA: Religion and the 2012 Election

From the Scopes Monkey Trial to Sarah Palin, conservative religion figures and groups have attempted to define and shape government and public policy in the United States. This course will look at the impact of conservative religion in American Politics and the ideas, personalities, and policy it has shaped. Special attention will focus on the 2008 and 2012 Election cycles, the use of media in the Religious Right, political personalities, and grassroots organizing integral to the Religious Right and its impact on American politics.
Section 301 - SEM
MW 0100PM-0230PM