So Help Me God Lecture

So Help Me God: Religion and the Presidency since John F. Kennedy

Randall Balmer, Barnard College, Columbia University

Professor  Balmer is one of the nation's leading scholars on the role of evangelicalism in American culture.  His most recent book is God in the White House:  How Faith Shaped the President from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush.

The lecture will discuss the changing role of religion and religious rhetoric in presidential campaigns and presidential administrations over the last half century.

November 17, 2011, Cone Chapel 7:00 p.m. - Free and open to the public

Sponsored by The Center for Religion, Law & Democracy

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