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11/14/13 Georges B. J. Dreyfus - audio

"Taking Meditation Seriously (But Not Too Much)"

9/26/13 Paul Bloom - Audio

"There's Nothing Special about Religion"

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Lecture by Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology, Yale University

5/2/13 Simon Conway Morris - Audio

"Nine Evolutionary Myths: The Closing of the Darwinian Mind?"

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Nine Evolutionary Myths: The Closing of the Darwinian Mind? Lecture by Simon Conway Morris, Professor in Evolutionary Paleobiology, May 2, 2013

4/11/13 Susan Crawford Sullivan - Audio

"Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty"

3/28/13 Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine - Audio

Responses by Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, Allison Smith, and Tiina Nummela, and author Wendy Cadge

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Panel Discussion on Wendy Cadge's Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine

3/12/13 Buster Soaries - video

"Breaking Free from Financial Slavery"

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3/12/2013 Rev. Dr. DeForest "Buster" Soaries, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens: "Breaking Free From Financial Slavery: Doll Lecture on Religion and Money." Dr. Soaries is the author of dfree Breaking Free from Financial Slavery," a book based on his four-prong approach to teach people how to be debt free. It is his goal for his 7,000-member congregation to be debt free. Dr. Soaries has been a leader in community development and social change movements since his early adulthood. He served as New Jersey's Secretary of State between 1999 and 2002, the first African-American man to do so. He is the former chairman of the United States Election Assistance Commission and has been honored with numerous awards for his public service and church leadership.

2/14/13 Agustin Fuentes - Audio

"Becoming Human: Community, Compassion, Conflict & the Inference of Religion in Human Evolution"

Agustin Fuentes on Human Evolution and Religion

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CTI's Agustin Fuentes lectures on "Becoming Human: Community, Compassion, Conflict & the Inference of Religion in Human Evolution" on 2/14/13

11/30/12 Out of the Tower: Academics Writing for Public Audiences - Audio

Panel discussion with Wallace Best, Joseph Blankholm, Kevin Eckstrom, and Paul Raushenbush

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Panel discussion on "Out of the Tower: Academics Writing for Public Audiences," featuring Wallace Best (Princeton University), Joseph Blankholm (Columbia University), Kevin Eckstrom (Religion News Service), and Paul Raushenbush (Huffington Post). November 30, 2012.

10/17/2012 Jonathan Sacks - Audio

"The Great Partnership: God, Science, and the Search for Meaning"

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Lecture by Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, on his book "The Great Partnership: God, Science, and the Search for Meaning." October 17, 2012.

10/16/12 The Religious Right and the 2012 Election - Audio

Panel discussion with Robert Jones, Kevin Kruse, and Neil J. Young

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Panel discussion on the "Religious Right and the 2012 Election," featuring Robert Jones (Public Religion Research Institute), Kevin Kruse (History, Princeton University), and Neil J. Young (Princeton University). October 16, 2012.

10/4/12 David Sloan Wilson - Audio

"Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life"

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David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University, lectures on "Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life." October 4, 2012. Co-sponsored by the Center of Theological Inquiry.

3/7/12 Andrew Newberg

"Principles of Neurotheology"

2/27/12 Lisa Keister on "Faith and Money"

The Doll Lecture on Religion and Money

2/23/12 Spirits of Protestantism Book Panel

Pamela Klassen, Courtney Bender, Joao Biehl and John Lardas Modern

10/14/11 The King James Bible 1611-2011: Its Champions, Critics, and Continuing Legacy

Video and audio podcasts below:

10/03/11 Christine Gardner

Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

4/28/11 Eboo Patel

Defeating Intolerance: Social Science Research and Strategies for Interfaith Cooperation

4/21/11 Anne Mulcahy and David Miller

Faith & Ethics in the Executive Suite

4/12/11 Ken Melrose and David Miller

Faith & Ethics in the Executive Suite

3/25/11 Eric Gregory, Donald Lopez Jr., Martin Marty, and Vanessa Ochs

Panel on "Lives of Great Religious Books"

3/23/11 Michael Walzer

Humanitarianism: What is it?

3/2/11 Jeffrey Stout, David Bromwich, Ernesto Cortes Jr., and Emilie Townes

Panel on "Blessed are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America"

12/10/10 Courtney Bender, Kathryn Lofton, Leigh Schmidt, and J. Terry Todd

4/9/10 Civlizing the Economy: A New Way of Understanding Business Enterprise?

Welcome and Plenary 1: Positioning and Staging

  • Katherine Rohrer, Princeton University Vice Provost
  • David W. Miller, Director, Princeton Faith & Work Initiative
  • Moderator: Michael Naughton, University of St. Thomas
  • Christine Firer Hinze, Fordham University
  • Leonardo Becchetti, University of Rome II
  • Stefano Zamagni, University of Bologna

Plenary 2: Practitioner's Perspective

  • Carolyn Woo, University of Notre Dame
  • Kirk Hanson, Santa Clara University
  • Geoffrey Boisi, Roundtable Investment Partners

Breakout A: Religious Scholar's Perspective

  • Moderator: Max Stackhouse, Princeton Theological Seminary, Emeritus
  • Dennis McCann, Agnes Scott College
  • Michael Naughton, University of St. Thomas

Breakout B: Economist's Perspective

  • Moderator: Georges Endrerle, University of Notre Dame
  • Leonardo Becchetti, University of Rome II
  • Paul Oslington, Australian Catholic University
  • Charles Wilber, University of Notre Dame, Emeritus

Breakout C: Employee and Shareholder Perspective

  • Moderator: Kirk Hanson, Santa Clara University
  • Laura Berry, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
  • Clayton Sinyai, AFL-CIO

Breakout D: CEO Perspective

  • Moderator: Carolyn Woo, University of Notre Dame
  • Geoffrey Boisi, Roundtable Investment Partners
  • Ernie Mrozek, ServiceMaster Company (retired)

Plenary 3: Going Forward, and Closing Remarks

3/30/10 A Conversation with Jimmy Dunne, Moderated by David W. Miller

3/2/10 America's Pay Czar: A Conversation with Kenneth Feinberg, Moderated by David W. Miller

10/28/09 A Conversation with Margaret Benefiel, Moderated by David W. Miller

4/2/09 A Conversation with David Eisner, Moderated by David W. Miller

3/24/09 A Conversation with Sherif Nasr, Moderated by David W. Miller

2/16/09 Sarah Jones Nelson

 Click here to play "The Fragility of Truth and other inescapable facts."                        

2/3/09 A Conversation with Sherron Watkins, Moderated by David W. Miller

2007-2008

9/26/07 “Born to Believe: God, Science, and the Origin of Ordinary and Extraordinary Beliefs,” a lecture by Andrew Newberg, University of Pennsylvania , in the series Princeton Lectures in Religion and Cognition.

10/16/07 "Religion and the Media" a roundtable with Terry Mattingly, getreligion.org; Jeff Sharlet, therevealer.org; and Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University.

11/9/07-11/10/07 "Mormonism and American Politics" a conference organized by Melissa Proctor, Harvard Divinity School.

11/12/07 “The Impact of Faith in Public Service,” a lecture by Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.) in the series, Princeton Lectures in Religion and Ethics.

2/5/08 “Speaking of Faith,” Krista Tippett, American Public Media. (mp3 format)

2/7/08 “The Role of Matruationally Natural Cognition in Science and Religion,” Robert N. McCauley, Emory University. Princeton Lectures in Religion and Cognition.

2/8/08 “Evangelicals and the 2008 Primaries,” a roundtable with Michael Hout, University of California at Berkeley; Melani McAlister, George Washington University, and Robin H. Rogers-Dillon, Queens College, City University of New York.

2/26/08 “Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back,” Frank Schaeffer.

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2783

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2784

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2785

2/28/08 “Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change,” a symposium with Michele Dillon, University of New Hampshire; Michael Hout, University of California at Berkeley; James McCartin, Seton Hall University; and Melissa J. Wilde, University of Pennsylvania.

3/4/08 “Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite,” D. Michael Lindsay, Rice University , in the series Crossroads of Religion and Politics.

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2805

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2797

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2806

4/17/08 "Muslim Philanthropy in Transition: Prospects and Challenges," Ebrahim Moosa, Duke University , in the series The Doll Family Lectures on Religion and Money.  

4/22/08 “Muslim Americans: Enriching or Threatening American Democracy?” Amaney Jamal, Princeton University , in the series Crossroads of Religion and Politics.

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3099

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3092

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3106

4/30/08 “From Liberation to Mutual Fund: Images of Christ in Black Politics,” Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Princeton University , in the series Crossroads of Religion and Politics.

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3096

http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3095

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