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Silverstein to study religion, prosocial values among millennials

The degree to which religion is decoupled from prosocial goals and spirituality in contemporary young adults is one of many research questions to be addressed in the project “Spirituality and Prosocial Values in the Absence of Religion Among Millennials and Their Families.” This study will be led by Merril Silverstein, the Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor of Aging Studies in the Falk College and the Maxwell School.

October 14, 2019

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Thompson quoted in NY Times article about nuns and slavery

"A lot of communities now are very committed to dealing with issues of racism, but the fact is their own history is problematic," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "They’re beginning to confront their own racism, and their own complicity in the racism of the past."

August 8, 2019

New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion and Aging

Merril Silverstein
December 31, 2018

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Imagining the Sacred Past: Hagiography and Power in Early Normandy

Samantha Kahn Herrick
December 31, 2007

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