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St. Andrew's Lecture series with OAH Distinguished Lecturer Sarah Barringer Gordon
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church presents a live lecture on "Prayer and the Constitution: The Cold War, Football, and the Tangled Law of Religion" by Sarah (Sally) Barringer Gordon, an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and the Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and a Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mar 22, 2021 04:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Sarah Barringer Gordon
Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History @University of Pennsylvania
The Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, Sarah Barringer Gordon teaches and writes on American religious and constitutional history. She is the author of "The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America" (2002) and "The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America" (2010). She is currently at work on a book entitled "Freedom's Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, 1776-1876." She is particularly interested in the legal history of religion and religious peoples in America, with a special focus on the relationship of politics and law to belief and practice in American life. In the most religiously diverse country on earth, freedom of religion has been central, and controversial, across American history.