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Faith, Race and Politics

Theme of Tipple-Vosburgh lectures, Oct 16-18, 2012

Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

Extensive articles on Christianity place it in political and geo-political context.
Ref. BL65 .P7 E53 2007

Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics

Divides into 4 parts, on Hispanic-, Native-, African- and Asian-Americans.  Read up on “Religion and African-American Politics,” “Young Lords,” “Asian American Relations with other Minorities,” and “Christian Colonization of Native Americans.”
Ref. E184 .A1 E574 2000

Mainline Christians and U.S. Public Policy

Overviews denomination policy statements: abortion, sexuality, immigration, etc.
Ref. BR515 .U88 2007

Historic Documents of 2011

An annual publication that for 2011 features signal pronouncements from New York State on same-sex marriage and New York City on Occupy Wall Street, two themes of the Tipple Vosburgh workshops.
Ref. E839.5 .H57

Catholic Almanac, 2012

Find official Catholic reactions to same-sex marriage legislation, the Religious Exemption provision of the Affordable Care Act, & recent states’ immigration laws.
Ref. AY81 .R6

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Encyclopedia

King’s Poor People’s Campaign (1967-68) provides the inspiration for the 5th Tipple Vosburgh Plenary.  Overview of and bibliography on the Campaign here:
Ref. E185.97 .K5 M334 2008

Religion and Ethics Newsweekly

Site for weekly PBS broadcast on contemporary places of intersection between race, religion, and politics, among other matters, e.g. how religious conviction influences voter preferences.

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