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John Corrigan

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Corrigan is an expert on religion in America and religious violence, including how American religion has changed in a post-Sept. 11 environment.

Contact Information

Phone: (850) 644-8094
Phone: (850) 459-2216
Email: jcorrigan@fsu.edu


Terrorism

In the wake of the 9/11 attacks and in recent events such as the debate over the Lower Manhattan Islamic center, polls have disclosed the fractured nature of American thinking about religious tolerance, with a large majority of Americans affirming the principle of freedom of religious freedom while many of those same persons express the opinion that the religious practice of various others is unwelcome.