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Commenting on Religion in Public Life
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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.