Faith, Race and Politics
Theme of Tipple-Vosburgh lectures, Oct 16-18, 2012 http://www.drew.edu/alumni/events/tipple
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
Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society
For clarity on the whole idea of race—as classification, as construction, as profiling—and political ideologies that sustain or deconstruct it.
Online through Sage Reference Online
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.