SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:10 PM


Session 061: Politics and Religious Contention: Some Progressive and Regressive Currents
Room: York Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizers: Jean-Pierre Reed, Southern Illinois University
Warren Goldstein, Center for Critical Research on Religion

Presider: Jean-Pierre Reed, Southern Illinois University


“The Rationality of the Religious Right: Evangelicals in Trump’s America,” Warren Goldstein, Center for Critical Research on Religion

“The Political Apologetics of White Evangelicalism: The Long History of Christian Legitimation for Social Inequality,” Gerardo Marti, Davidson College

“God, Conscience, and Human Rights: ‘Higher Powers’ and Resistance to Taxation,” Ruth Braunstein, University of Connecticut

“Religion and the Management of Intragroup Hierarchies in Progressive Activism,” Jack Delehanty, Clark University

“Affinities between Sandinismo and Religious Idioms in the Nicaraguan Revolution,” Jean-Pierre Reed, Southern Illinois University