Center for Politics panel explores
intersection of religion and politics

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – The University of Virginia Center for Politics will explore the connection between religion and politics in the United States at a panel this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 13.

The panel will be moderated by Center for Politics Associate Director Ken Stroupe and will feature Melani McAlister, Professor of American Studies and International Affairs at George Washington University and author of The Kingdom of God Has No Borders: A Global History of American Evangelicals (2018); and Marie Griffith, the John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Washington University and author of Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics (2017).

The event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be held at Garrett Hall’s Great Hall, 235 McCormick Road, on the Grounds of the University of Virginia. It is free and open to the public with advanced registration here. Members of the media are also welcome to attend.

Wednesday’s forum is part of “Democracy in Perilous Times: Unprecedented Challenges and Controversies,” an ongoing program series organized by the Center for Politics and the Batten School for the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the National Symposium Series. Information on future programming can be found here