The course will examine the history of the religion clauses, including the major influences on the concept of religious liberty. It will also focus on the current issues, with special attention to United States Supreme Court decisions dealing with government aid to religion, religion in the public schools, and the religious liberties of individuals and churches.
Grading: Letter-graded. Grading and evaluation will be based on class participation, class presentations, and a research paper. Students may satisfy the long-paper requirement through this course.
Taught by: Michael Steenson
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