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CCSR Launches New Project on Public-Facing Scholarship

CCSR’s Media Team provides students and scholars who work on religion a chance to learn and experiment with different forms of public engagement. We produce new resources and think together about the means and ends of public scholarship on religion. 

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“It’s Useful to Know” with Dr. Jenny Wiley Legath

In this episode of “It's Useful to Know,” Dr. Jenny Wiley Legath talks about how carrying concealed weapons becomes a religious practice for some Americans, particularly white evangelical and Pentecostal Christians. She also discusses how concealed carry practices differ for men and women and what it means to think of these practices as religious.

 

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“It’s Useful To Know”: An Introduction

We’re excited to launch our first video series, “It’s Useful To Know,” in which Media Team members interview scholars about something they think the public ought to know. In this introduction, Dr. Jonathan Gold talks with Madeline Gambino about the inspiration for the series and what’s coming up.

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

David. W. Miller, Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative interviewed Ann Fudge on the topic of “Giving as a Lifelong Habit.” 

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Doll Lectures on Religion and Money
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Spirits of Capitalism: The Annual Doll Lecture on Religion and Money

Daromir Rudnyckyj is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria. His research addresses globalization, money, religion, development, finance, and the state.

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Religion and the Public Conversation with Eddie Glaude

Eddie Glaude, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of African American Studies,  engages in conversation with Ph.D. candidate Nyle Fort.

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Religion and the Public Conversation with Carolyn Rouse

How can the study of religion correct errors, raise new questions, and elevate the public discourse?

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Religion and the Public Conversation with Anthea Butler

Anthea Bulter, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Graduate Chair in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, engages in conversation with Ph.D. Candidate William Stell.

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Religion and the Public Conversation
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Religion and the Public Conversation with Derrick Spires

Derrick Spires, Associate Professor of English at Cornell University, engages in conversation with Ph.D. Candidate Michael Baysa.

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