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News & Events
Jan 27, 2023: Craft of Teaching: Preparing a Lecture: How the Sausage is Made.
Jan 31, 2023: Public Lecture by Abimbola Adelakun
Feb 1, 2023: Public Lecture by Chandra Mallampalli
Commenting on Religion in Public Life
Lies, Damned Lies, and George Santos
Dismissing Santos' lies endangers truth, accountability, and…
Freedom, Tradition, and Precarity at Hamline University
It’s not either/or at Hamline; it’s both/and.
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Unfinished Work of Nonviolence
More than ever, Martin Luther King Jr.'s insistent critiques of the…
The Martin Marty Center
The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion is a bridge between religious studies scholarship and the wider public. Through conferences and events, community and scholarly initiatives, fellowship programs, and our electronic publication Sightings, we work on the intersection of religion and public life.