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Black Religion, Racial Identity, and Politics During the Great Migration

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Judith Weisenfeld, Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, Princeton University.

Judith Weisenfeld is the author of the forthcoming New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration.  Focusing […]

At the Cross: Race, Religion and Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Melynda Price.

Curing systemic inequalities in the criminal justice system is the unfinished business of the Civil Rights movement. No part of that system highlights this truth more than the current implementation of the […]

Journalism’s God Problem: The Challenges of Covering Religion in American Politics and Culture

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Emma Green.

Emma Green is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where she writes about politics, policy, and religion.

This Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the Center for the […]

City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with R. Scott Hanson

Scott Hanson is a Lecturer in the Department of History and Director of the Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. in the Plan […]

Marriage, Conscience, and Bigotry: Religious Liberty and LGBT Rights in Conflict?

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Linda McClain

Linda C. McClain is professor of law and Paul M. Siskind Research Scholar at Boston University School of Law, and affiliated faculty with the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at BU. […]

The Texas Textbook Controversy: Crossroads Discussion with Jennifer Graber

Last year, along with academics across Texas, Professor Jennifer Graber signed on to a report circulated by the Texas Freedom Network pointing to imbalance and bias in the new Texas history textbooks’ representations of non-Christian religions, as well as misleading statements […]

The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and Environmental Conflict

A Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Justin Farrell

Justin Farrell argues that the battle for Yellowstone has deep moral, cultural, and spiritual roots that until now have been obscured by the supposedly rational and technical nature of the conflict. […]

Civic Engagement and the Welfare State: The Swedish Case

A Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Johan von Essen
Johan von Essen is a associate professor in Systematic Theology and studies in World Views at the Institute for Civil Society Studies at Ersta Sköndal University College in Stockholm. He […]

The Hero’s Fight: Religion, Poverty and the State in West Baltimore

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Patricia Fernández-Kelly

Patricia Fernández-Kelly is the author of The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State. 

Drawing on her own uniquely immersive brand of fieldwork, conducted over the […]

Immigrant Faith: A Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Phillip Connor

Lunchtime Discussion with Phillip Connor, author of the recent “Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe”

Religion is not merely one aspect among many in immigrant lives. Immigrant faith affects daily interactions, shapes the […]