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Banning Muslims, Wooing Evangelicals, Claiming Faith: Religion and the 2016 Election


October 16, 2016
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanites Center

Why do White evangelicals overwhelmingly support Donald Trump? Why do Black Protestants overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton? How and why does religion matter in the U.S. presidential elections? Join us for a panel of leading scholars of religion and politics in the United States for a frank and lively discussion of religion and the 2016 election. Free and open to the public.

Paul Harvey (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)
Laurie Maffly-Kipp (Washington University)
Kate Moran (St. Louis University)
Mark Valeri (Washington University)
Molly Worthen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Moderated by Kathryn Gin Lum (Stanford).

This American Religions Workshop inaugurates the American Religions in Global Context cluster at Stanford. The event is co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Deans of the School of Humanities and Sciences, the Department of Religious Studies, the Department of History, the American Studies Program, and the Stanford Humanities Center.