Political Polarization/Religious Rifts: Links and Liabilities

Code: LH31003

Dates: January 19-26, 2022

Meets: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Sessions: 2

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $47.00

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Deep divisions in American politics have spawned serious splits in faith communities. The class dives into the issues rending evangelicals and Catholics across the nation since the 2016 presidential campaign. Come prepared to discuss the social and cultural ruptures that threaten to solidify division and prospects for repairing the breach.
Fee: $47.00

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Mary Ann Meyers

Mary Ann Meyers, PhD, Senior Fellow, John Templeton Foundation, Former Lecturer, American Religious History, University of Pennsylvania The Senior Fellow and a Trustee of the John Templeton Foundation, Mary Ann Meyers served for more than a decade as Secretary of the University of Pennsylvania where she also taught the history of religion in America. She had previously taught at Haverford College and subsequently served as President of The Annenberg Foundation. A magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Meyers earned a Ph.D. in American civilization at Penn. She is the author of Art, Education, and African American Culture: Albert Barnes and the Science of Philanthropy and A New World Jerusalem: The Swedenborgian Experience in Community Culture. With Gerald O'Collins, she edited Light from Light: Scientists and Theologians in Dialogue.

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