Companion to the Office for Equity and Diversity's Critical Conversations about Diversity and Social Justice series at the University of Minnesota. Co-sponsored by the University Libraries.

If you are interested in learning more about the topic of religion, public institutions, and the constitution check out some of the highlighted resources.


The power of religion in the public sphere(2011). In Mendieta E. (Ed.), . New York: New York : Columbia University Press.

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Eisgruber, C. L. (2007). In Sager L. G. (Ed.), Religious freedom and the constitution. Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press.

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Horwitz, P. (2011). The agnostic age : Law, religion, and the constitution. New York: New York : Oxford University Press.

Witte, J., 1959-. (2005). Religion and the american constitutional experiment. Boulder, Colo.: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.

Journal Articles

Finn, D. (1976). In Search of a Public: A Perspective on Public Relations for Cultural, Educational, Social, and Medical Institutions. Public Relations Quarterly, 21(1), 14.

Graves, K. (2008). University Accommodation of Non-majority Religions: Legitimate Protection of Students' Right to Practice or Unconstitutional Governmental Endorsement?. Journal Of Law & Education, 37(2), 291-296.

Lowery, J. (2004). Understanding the Legal Protections and Limitations upon Religion and Spiritual Expression on Campus. College Student Affairs Journal, 23(2), 146-157.
To explore further see these resources available through the University Libraries.

This page was create by Jody Gray, Diversity Outreach Librarian and Devyn Goetsch, Peer Research Consultant