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John C. Green to Speak at Covenant on "Religion and the 2008 Presidential Election"

Dr. John C. Green

Covenant College is pleased to welcome Dr. John C. Green, distinguished professor of political science at the University of Akron, October 6-7. Dr. Green is also a senior fellow with the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, and is best known for his work on religion and politics.


Dr. Green will present a series of lectures on "The Faith Factor: Religion and the 2008 Presidential Election."


The schedule is as follows:


Monday, October 6, 2008

10:00 & 11:00 am: "Understanding the Religious Left"

Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel

7:30-9:00 pm: "The Faith Factor: Religion & the 2008 Presidential Election"

Sanderson Hall 215


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

11:00 am: "Understanding the Religious Right"

Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel


All events are free and open to the public.


Dr. John C. Green is co-author of The Bully Pulpit: The Politics of Protestant Clergy, Religion and the Culture Wars: Dispatches from the Front, and The Diminishing Divide: Religion's Changing Role in American Politics. In addition, he is co-editor of The State of the Parties, Multiparty Politics in America, and Financing the 1996 Election.


Dr. Green is the director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, a bipartisan research and teaching institute dedicated to the nuts and bolts of practical politics. Green is widely known as an observer of Ohio and national politics, and he is frequently quoted in the national and state media.


The views expressed by Covenant-sponsored speakers and other college guests do not necessarily represent the views of Covenant College or its constituencies.