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Anthea Butler

Cole Lecture Part 1: Race, Religion and the American Project

Oct. 31, 2012—Watch video of Anthea Butler, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and the Graduate Chair of Religion, University of Pennsylvania, for the second Cole Lecture when she expands on the way different communities have used the founders and their documents to open up religious and civic opportunities for all. The presentation is part of the Divinity School’s...

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Cole Lecture Part 2: The Religious Right and the Quest to Reframe American History

Oct. 31, 2012—Watch video of Anthea Butler, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and the Graduate Chair of Religion, University of Pennsylvania, as she discusses the implications of the reconstuctionist, revisionist history that permeates many conservative and fundamentalist Christian churches and political action organizations. The presentation is part of the Divinity School’s 2012 Cole Lectures. Since the election...

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Role of religion in national politics focus of 2012 Cole Lectures

Oct. 16, 2012—Anthea Butler, a noted scholar on religion and politics who is a regular contributor to national media programs, will deliver the 2012 Cole Lectures at Vanderbilt University Divinity School’s Benton Chapel.

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