Conversation Project: Faith and Politics in Oregon and Beyond

March 21, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. | Roseburg Public Library

1409 Diamond Lake Boulevard., Ste. 100, Roseburg OR 97471

While faith and politics have long been taboo subjects in polite conversation, it’s no secret that people’s political affiliations and support are often influenced by their faiths. At the same time, faith-based movements, such as the Religious Right of the 1980s, have exhibited great power in political arenas. How do our faith systems influence our political beliefs—and vice versa—today, both in Oregon and nationally? Join writer, educator, and former minister Russ Pierson in a conversation about how our religious ideas and political identities mix and what it means for our common life together.

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