Author Archives: debra kennard

Pakistani Journalists visit the Center on Religion and Politics

Profs. Marie Griffith and Fannie Bialek welcomed visiting Pakistani journalists to the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics on September 27, 2017. The journalists asked many questions on the topics of religion in the United States, presidential politics, … read more >

Sermon delivered by Danforth at Harvard Memorial Church: “Parables, Priorities, and Politics”

PARABLES, PRIORITIES AND POLITICS         Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. Matthew 13:45-46 This … read more >

Sen. Danforth on Trump in The Washington Post

Sen. John C. Danforth authored an opinion piece for The Washington Post on August 25, 2017, calling on his fellow Republicans to disassociate from President Trump. (Full text below.) Trump is exactly what Republicans are not By John C. Danforth Many have … read more >

Faculty Affiliate Van Engen Wins NEH Grant

Abram Van Engen, Associate Professor of English and Faculty Affiliate with the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics has won a Public Scholar Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information about Van Engen and … read more >

Martin named a Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar

The Center is delighted to share the news that Assistant Professor Lerone Martin was one of ten emerging academic leaders named a Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The award supports scholars whose research focuses on contemporary … read more >

Dr. Anna Bialek To Join Danforth Center on Religion and Politics Faculty

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to welcome Anna F. Bialek, who will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics. Currently a lecturer in the Religious Studies … read more >

Religion and Politics in Early America Conference CFP

Call For Papers – Religion and Politics in Early America (Beginnings to 1820) St. Louis, March 1-4, 2018 Conference Website: https://sites.wustl.edu/religionpolitics2018/ Sponsored by: The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy The Society of … read more >

Sen. John Danforth on the 2016 Presidential Election

Former Senator John C. Danforth, a member of the Center’s distinguished National Advisory Board, spoke with Mark Reardon on KMOX radio on November 16, 2016, about his thoughts on the presidential election, Missouri politics, and what politicians (and we) can do … read more >

Faculty Search Announcement

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications and nominations across the humanities and social sciences for an open-rank faculty search, with the position to begin as early as July 1, … read more >

Call for Papers-Religion and Politics in Early America Conference

Call for papers Religion and Politics in Early America (Beginnings to 1820) St. Louis, March 1-4, 2018 Sponsored by: The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy The Society of Early Americanists Seeking … read more >