How do religious leaders impact political discourse and opinions?

 

Religion & Politics
Discussion Panel

Monday, April 10, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Sewall Hall 301

Food and refreshments

How do religious leaders impact political discourse and opinions?

How separated are church and state?

Listen and engage with a panel featuring prominent members of Houston’s political and religious community. The goal of this event is to promote religious pluralism and consider the impact religion has on government. Hosted by the Sociology of Religion class and moderated by Dr. Craig Considine, Department of Sociology.

Annise Parker

Former Mayor of Houston

Congressman Gene Green

Representative to Texas District 29

Rev. Joshua Mitchell

Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church

Rev. Troy Treash

Resurrection Metropolitan

Community Church

Rev. Sammie Dow

Director of Ministries at The Luke Church Former NAACP National Youth Director

Dr. Craig Considine

Department of Sociology

Rice University

Sponsored by: The Boniuk Council, Religion and Public Life Program, Student Activities - President's Programming Fund