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Our lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism continues on February 9 with Aleix Ruiz Falqués of Shan State Buddhist University.LEARN MORE
The Biggest Questions
New episodes of our podcast, examining the broad range of ideas and practices that constitute religion–and how scholars make sense of them–now available.LEARN MORE
Alireza Doostdar on "Haunted Ramadan: Ghosts, Devils, and the Soul of Iranian Television."READ MORE
Religion and the Coronavirus: Polls
Alternative ways of practicing faith: read more about our poll done in partnership with AP-NORC.LEARN MORE
Rustandy Global Christianity Distinguished Speaker Series
This lecture series considers comparative, diasporic and transnational approaches in global Christianity.LEARN MORE
Divinity Student Explores Digital Humanities
Hanna Holborn Gray Graduate Fellowship program gives students like Aneesah Ettress opportunities to expand their professional horizons and enhance their development as scholars.READ MORE
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Typologies of Interfaith Education
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The Role of Religion in Healing the Liberal-Conservative Divide: Lessons from ...
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Of Memphis and Washington
White Supremacy's desecration of sacred spaces, in 1968 and todaymore info
A Biblical Attack on the Capitol?
The alternative facts and faulty exegesis behind Evangelicals' "Biblical worldview."more info
Symphonic Politics, Sibelius, and the Immanent Messiah
Our country cannot afford to wait for a miracle. The music of Jean Sibelius teaches us what the....more info
The Martin Marty Center
The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion offers scholarly perspectives on religious questions facing the wider public: through conferences and events, fellowship programs, and our twice-weekly electronic publication Sightings, we work on the intersection of religion and public life.