In light of the National Day of Prayer, New Directions in the Study of Prayer grantee Norris Chumley writes at The Huffington Post about “New Directions in Prayer,” a three-part radio series produced by the Columbia University Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life.
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What can the study of prayer tell us about social life, religious institutions and practices, ethical self-formation, and our concepts of communication, both shared and unique? The Social Science Research Council’s Program on Religion and the Public Sphere announces Why Prayer? A Conference on New Directions in the Study of Prayer, a two-day gathering that will showcase the work of over 30 scholars and journalists who have explored these questions and more.
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The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital forum on prayer, produced in conjunction with New Directions in the Study of Prayer, a project that aims to generate innovative research on practices of prayer and to build an interdisciplinary network of scholars engaged in the study of prayer.