Taline Cox

Taline CoxTaline Cox is an editorial assistant for Reverberations and a program associate for the SSRC's program on Religion and the Public Sphere. She works mainly with the New Directions in the Study of Prayer grants program. Taline graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2010 with a B.A. in History, with a focus on American Cold War studies. She spent several months post-graduation working with UNESCO in Dakar, Senegal before coming to work at the Council.

Posts by Taline Cox

March 21, 2014

NDSP Grantees in Readers Digest

In the April Issue of Readers Digest, an essay on “How and Why We Pray” quotes two NDSP grantees, Elizabeth Drescher and Tanya Luhrmann. The article, which takes a closer look at prayer practices in various communities around the United States, examines the ways in which prayer practices have evolved more recently. 

June 25, 2013

Praying Nonbelievers

In a similar vein as Elizabeth Drescher’s NDSP research, Michelle Boorstein at The Washington Post writes of a documented rise in praying atheists or “nonbelievers.”

March 1, 2013

The Psychology of Everything

In a video lecture for The Floating University, New Directions in the Study of Prayer advisory committee member, Paul Bloom, gives a broad talk on the field of psychology and the science of the human mind. The lecture, titled, The Psychology of Everything: What Compassion, Racism, and Sex tell us about Human Nature, explores the fundamental elements of human nature.