For SKSM students only. A blended course on the evolution of the First Amendment religious Freedom principles from the 1940s, through the civil rights era, to today. Participants will address contemporary issues that concern the constitutional relationship of religion and government along with current debates over the meaning of free exercise of religion.
Students must contact the instructor via e-email prior to enrolling in order to receive permission to register. Registration is contingent upon faculty approval.
Relates to SKSM Threshold 1 and 2 and MFC Comp 4, 5, and 7.
Conducted in cooperation with the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum, http://www.religiousfreedomcenter.org/program/religious-civic-leaders/. Online during the Fall 2018 Semester (September-December) plus three day immersion at the RFC in Washington, DC. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the students. Separate application must be made to the RFC. Designed and administered by Lauren W. Herman of the RFC, supervised by Christopher Schelin (http://www.religiousfreedomcenter.org/contact/directory/?entry=23).