Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Princeton conference: "Mormonism and American Politics"

Princeton sets conference on "Mormonism and American Politics"

Princeton University's upcoming two-day conference on "Mormonism and
American Politics" will explore some of these issues in four separate
panels that will discuss 1) the earliest encounters of Mormonism and
American politics, 2) Mormonism as a case study for church/state
separation 3) the media perceptions of Mormonism and 4) the role
religious identity plays in the public square.

Conference participants will include Richard Bushman, Richard Land,
Kathleen Flake, Philip Barlow, Marci Hamilton, Alan Wolfe, Helen
Whitney, Mark Silk, Noah Feldman, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Stephen
Macedo, Thomas Griffith, Melissa Proctor, Robert George, Russell Arben
Fox, Chris Karpowitz, David Campbell, John Green and Francis Beckwith.

The event begins Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. and continues until 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10. It is free and open to the public.

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