Forum on Religion and the Elections
Forum on religion and 2008 election set for Sept. 20 at Vanderbilt
James Hudnut-Beumler, the Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History and dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, will speak at the 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. community breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the refectory of the divinity school on the Vanderbilt campus.
His topic will be “Religion and Politics in the 2008 Election: A Look
into the Future.”
“Religion is one of the many issues that the presidential candidates will
address during the election,” Hudnut-Beumler said. “As we look to the
future, we will discuss how questions of religion may influence the
political platforms of the 2008 election.”
Cost to attend the community breakfast is $10 and advance reservations
are required. For more information, call 615-936-8457 or go to
The forum will be recorded for podcast on VUCast, the Web site of
Vanderbilt News Service, at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/news/.
Media Contact: Jim Patterson, (615) 322-NEWS