Michigan State University: Did America Have a Christian Founding?

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James Madison College: “Did America Have a Christian Founding?”


On March 11, 2019, Mark David Hall, a JMC faculty partner, spoke on the Founders’ views of Christianity and government at James Madison College, Michigan State University, a JMC partner program.

Monday, March 11, 2019 • 4:30 PM
Case Hall, James Madison College Library • Michigan State University

Free and open to the public.

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Mark David HallMark David Hall is the Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics at George Fox University and the Director of the John Dickinson Forum for the Study of America’s Founding Principles, a JMC partner program. Professor Hall’s primary research and writing interests are American political theory and the relationship between religion and politics. He has written or co-edited several books besides America and the Just War Tradition and is the author of more than 100 journal articles, book chapters, reviews and sundry pieces. In addition to teaching at George Fox University, Hall is Associated Faculty at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University, Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and an Affiliate Scholar at the John Jay Institute.

Professor Hall is a Jack Miller Center faculty partner.

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James Madison College, a JMC partner program, is a Michigan State University school that focuses upon politics, government, and public policy. The students and faculty share a common goal of addressing and examining the major political, legal, social, and economic issues affecting our world. Each major within the college allows students to examine a unique aspect of public affairs while developing strong communication, analytic and problem-solving skills. Graduates of James Madison College go on to careers in government, politics, business, education, and human services, as well as continue their education at top graduate and law schools.

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