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Job Discrimination against Arab Muslims in the United States

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Grace Yukich, Associate Professor of Sociology at Quinnipiac University. Dr. Yukich is a sociologist whose research, writing, and teaching focus on immigration, religion, social movements & politics, race & ethnicity, and culture. Her first […]

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 […]

Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House about the Future of Faith in America

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Michael Wear, former aide to President Obama on faith-based issues and founder of Public Square Strategies LLC, a consulting firm that helps businesses, non-profits, foundations, and Christian organizations at the intersection of faith, […]

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Tisa Wenger, Associate Professor of American Religious History at Yale Divinity School, author of the newly released Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal.

This Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion Series […]

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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