Explores Christianity within the realm of American politics by looking at the effects of the founders of the American nation to define the role of religious faith in public life and the degree to which it could be supported by public officials that was not inconsistent with the revolutionary imperatives of the quality and freedom of all citizens. Addresses the meaning of the "separation of church and state" as it relates to the foundation of America - past, present and future. NOTE: This section is designed primarily for students in the Honors Transfer Program, but is open to all students. All students enrolling in this section will be required to do Honors level work. Honors credit will also be earned for both PLSC 325 and the approved, concurrently enrolled course, upon completion with a grade of A or B.