Postings on Religion and Public Life

Examining the many intersections between religion and public life. Commentary here is provided by the members of the RPUC. Comments are welcome.

The views expressed in these posts are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the RPUC as a whole or the University of Minnesota.  

The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education – Virtual Conference Recording

On November 06, 2020, the Religion and Public University Research Collaborative at the University of Minnesota hosted a virtual colloquium, …
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Religion, Religions, Religious: The Problem of Definition and Why Freedom of Religion is Illusory — Part I

As director of the Religious Studies Program at the premier public university in the state, I am frequently the first …
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Borlaug, McLuhan, and an Inclusive Land Grant University

The first secular educational setting I attended was as a graduate student at the University of Minnesota.  I spent grades …
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