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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 […]

Beyond Stonewall: New Histories of Religion and Sexuality in America

Symposium organized by Wallace Best, Department of Religion, featuring Heather R. White, University of Puget Sound, author of Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights, and Anthony M. Petro, Boston University, author of After the Wrath of God: AIDS, […]

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From Mount Sinai to Main Street: America and the Ten Commandments

Audio online here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/yqqxh

Throughout much of the 20th century, the Ten Commandments loomed large in the United States – but more as a series of gentle cautions and helpful hints than as divine writ.  Brought down from on high and thrust […]

Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World: A Conference in Honor of María Elena Martínez

This conference is in honor of the late historian, María Elena Martinez, whose work and influence crossed disciplinary, regional, and temporal borders. An area of her scholarship that has had a particularly broad impact has been rethinking the history of […]

Coffee Chat with Robert Orsi on Doing Ethnography of Religion

Robert Orsi is visiting Princeton as the 2016-2017 Stewart Fellow in Religion. Orsi is Professor of Religious Studies and History and Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies at Northwestern University. He researches, writes, and teaches about religion in the United […]

BCA Conference 2017: Readings of the Bodhicaryāvatāra

All day Conference devoted to the Bodhicaryāvatāra (BCA), a Buddhist Sanskrit text from the 8th century in India.

For more information, visit the conference website.

2017 Buddhist Manuscript Cultures Conference

Friday, Jan. 20, keynote lecture in McCormick 101
Saturday and Sunday conference in Jones 202.

View full conference website here.

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 […]

Doll Family Interview on Religion and Money with Myron “Mike” Ullman

Video available here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/rdcx1

The Doll Family Lectureship on Religion and Money was established by Henry C. Doll ’58 and his family. It reflects the family’s longstanding interest in the subject of philanthropy and its relationship with religion.  The Doll Family […]