Christianity, Sex, and Politics in the 20th Century
R. Marie Griffith is the author or editor of six books on religion and director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.
Scholar of American Christianity Marie Griffith talked about her book, Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics. Professor Griffith argued that divisions among Christians over abortion, obscenity, and sex education that began in the early 20th century fueled fierce political debates that have persisted to the present day.
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Jeffrey A. Engel Director Southern Methodist University->Center for Presidential History
R. Marie Griffith Director Washington University in St. Louis->Danforth (John C.) Center on Religion and Politics
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