About George F. Will George F. Will’s newspaper column, on foreign and domestic politics and policy, has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Today it appears twice weekly in more than 450 newspapers. For 35 years he was a regular contributing editor of Newsweek magazine. In 1977 he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary [...]
- Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 • 7 PM
- Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 • 12 PM
Religion and science are both important in U.S. politics. When they are brought together, however, the result is too often not good for either science or religion. Join ProSPER and the Center on Religion & Politics to consider constructive possibilities for science and religion in politics. The Brown Bag Lunches offer an opportunity for graduate [...]
- Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 • 6 PM
Please join Center faculty, staff, and students in celebrating the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meetings. We will have information about our events, recent and future faculty hires, dissertation-completion and postdoctoral fellowship opportunities, and our online journal, Religion & [...]
Matt Bai is the chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, where he covered both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns and is now writing on the 2012 election. He also writes the “Political Times” column for the Times political blog, the Caucus. Bai often explores issues of generational change in American politics and society.
Charles Marsh – Redeeming the Soul of America? Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Promise of the Engaged Scholar
- Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 • 4:30 PM
Charles Marsh, professor of religious studies and director of the Project on Lived Theology at the University of Virginia, will give a public lecture on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
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If you are a graduate student with any professional or academic interest in religion, politics, or religion and politics, the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics invites you to Conversations, a relaxed discussion of your interests, your ideas, the Center, and how the Center can work for you.
We cordially invite you to join us for an open house and reception from 5 PM to 7 PM on Monday, September 24, 2012. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the Center office suite, located in the newly renovated Umrath Hall. Please join Center faculty, staff, and students in celebrating this growing endeavor and welcoming our newly hired faculty members to St. Louis and the Washington University community.
- Monday, Apr. 30, 2012 to Wednesday, May. 2, 2012
The conference brought together distinguished international scholars to discuss the life and times of Benedict XIV. Conference participants explored aspects of Benedict’s papacy that illuminate Italy and the papacy’s relationship to the Enlightenment, debates over the relationship between faith and science, church doctrine, gender, and the mission of the church in the New World.
- Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012 • 4:30 PM
Laurie Maffly-Kipp, a professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presented a lecture entitled, “The Long Approach to the Mormon Moment: The Building of an American Church.”
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- Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2012 • 7 PM
Since 1992, the Rev. Barry W. Lynn has served as executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to the preservation of the Constitution’s religious liberty provisions. The Danforth Center on Religion & Politics was pleased to co-sponsor this Thomas Hennings lecture with the Assembly Series at Washington University in St. Louis.
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