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Labyrinth Books Presents: Robert Wuthnow & David Miller in Conversation — The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America


What is fueling rural America’s outrage toward the federal government? Why did rural Americans vote overwhelmingly for Donald Trump? And, beyond economic and demographic decline, is there a more nuanced explanation for the growing rural-urban divide? Join us for a […]

Giving as a Lifelong Habit – Doll Interview on Religion and Money with Ann Fudge

On Monday, February 26, 2018 David. W. Miller, Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative interviewed Ann Fudge on the topic of “Giving as a Lifelong Habit.”  Click here to watch the video.

Former Chairman and CEO
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Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Karen Weisman will be joining us from the University of Toronto on February 26 at 4:30 in the Hinds Library, McCosh B14. Professor Weisman’s talk is entitled “Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth […]

Religion and the American Normal

This conference will explore the intersections of religion and constructions of the normal in twentieth and twenty-first-century American life. We consider three broad themes: the creation of American religious norms, the work religion has done to produce and maintain notions […]

Buddhist Studies Workshop: The Philosophy and Practice of Confession in Chinese Buddhism, 10th-13th Centuries

Lecture on confession in Buddhism by Shengkai (Tsinghua University).

Buddhist Studies Workshop: Lay Congregations in Chinese Buddhism (Lecture in Chinese)

Lecture (in Chinese) by HAO Chunwen (Capital Normal University, Beijing). Buffet dinner following.

Conduct Risk: An Outsider’s Inside View: Keynote Address by David W. Miller

David W. Miller will address the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference June 11-14, 2017 • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel • Orlando, FL.

More information and conference schedule here:

​We are very pleased to welcome David W. Miller, Ph.D., Director of the […]

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

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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 […]

Out of Africa, Back to Africa: Transnationalizing African Religions and Care Globally

A Conversation Between: Afe Adogame, Religion Scholar, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Cati Coe, Anthropologist, Rutgers University

Opening lecture for the Program in African Studies 2016-2017 Lecture Series
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Billy Graham and American Politics

Lecture by Grant Wacker, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian History at Duke University and author of America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation.

During a career spanning sixty years, the Reverend Billy Graham’s resonant voice and chiseled […]