Decosimo wins Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise

Congratulations to CSR alum David Decosimo, Assistant Professor at Boston University, on winning the 2016 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise.
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Application online for Faith & Work Postdoc

The Faith & Work Initiative invites applicants for a postdoctoral research associate.  Apply online at, searching requisition #1500857.

Princeton University’s Faith and Work Initiative (FWI) within the Center for the Study of Religion (CSR) invites applications for a postdoctoral or […]

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CSR Director Robert Wuthnow Interviewed on Religion Dispatches

Read the Cubit’s interview with Robert Wuthnow on, discussing Jimmy Carter, the “Nones,” and how to interpret poll data about religion.

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David Jorgensen wins 2015 SBL-De Gruyter Prize

Former Graduate Student Fellow David Jorgensen (Colby College) was announced as the winner of the 2015 SBL– De Gruyter Prize for Biblical Studies and Reception History. 

CSR hosts weekly writing group

CSR’s weekly silent writing group will continue this fall. Join us every Monday morning from 10 to noon in the Seminar Room at 5 Ivy Lane. We offer unlimited free coffee and the silent moral support of other writers.  You bring your laptop […]

Bryan Lowe wins dissertation award

Yale’s Council on East Asian Studies awards the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize to CSR alum Bryan Lowe for his study on the ancient Japanese practice of scripture-copying entitled “Rewriting Nara Buddhism: Sutra Transcription in Early Japan.”

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Watch Christian Smith’s Doll Lecture

On April 22, Christian Smith delivered the 2015 Doll Lecture on Religion and Money, “The Generosity Equation: Religion, Social Influences, and Avenues to Giving.” … Watch Now

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Graduate Student Fellows for 2015-2016

The Center is pleased to announce the selection of 19 Graduate Student Fellows for 2015-2016. Graduate Student Fellows participate in one of the Center’s two weekly seminars. Graduate students engaged in research dealing with the relationships between religion and public […]

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Audio online for Recent Seeing the Light Discussion

Graduate students Erin Johnston and George Laufenberg offered comments on the book followed by a response from the author. Listen Now

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Thesis and JP Funding Available

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