The Martin Marty Center is the Divinity School’s institute for advanced research in all fields of the academic study of religion. 

Through its seminars, research projects, conferences, and publications, the Marty Center fosters interdisciplinary research on religion by University of Chicago faculty and graduate students, in cooperation with affiliated scholars from around the world.


 

Religion & Culture Forum

The Struggle Is Real: Understanding the American “Culture War”​ | by Russell Johnson

The July issue of the Forum features Russell Johnson’s (University of Chicago) essay, “The Struggle Is Real: Understanding the American ‘Culture War.’ ” Three recent books all claim the culture war is over, though they come to different conclusions about why. Their different points, this essay argues, illustrate not why the culture war is over, but rather why it is so endlessly fascinating.

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