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Former Fellow Savage named Visiting Professor at Oxford

Penn’s Barbara D. Savage has been chosen as the Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Oxford for 2018-2019.  Read more. 

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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 […]

Creating an Economy of Inclusion: Faith Active in Politics

This year’s Doll Family Lecture on Religion and Money will be given by Simone Campbell, SSS.  Sister Simone is Executive Director of NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby.  She is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience […]

CSR Director Robert Wuthnow Interviewed on Religion Dispatches

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

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Anthony Petro interviewed on new book

Anthony Petro, former CSR fellow, is interviewed by Religion Dispatches on “How AIDS Changed the Way American Christians Talk about Sex.”

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Ferguson: The Community Responds

The Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University sponsors a panel discussion on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown.

Why is a black body in motion considered a threat?
Is it appropriate to provision police […]