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The Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University is a major academic initiative that aims to encourage greater intellectual exchange and interdisciplinary scholarly studies about religion through diverse perspectives of the humanities and social sciences. Founded in 1999, the Center is committed to scholarly research and teaching that examines religion comparatively and empirically in its diverse historical and contemporary manifestations.

  • Panel on Davidman's "Becoming Unorthodox" - Audio now online
    Panel Discussion on "Becoming Unorthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews," featuring Leora Batnitzky, Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies, Professor of Religion; Hendrik Hartog, Class of '21 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty; and Stanley Katz, Lecturer with rank of Professor in Public and International Affairs, WWS. With a response by author Lynn Davidman, Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies, University of Kansas.
  • Happy Holidays from the Center for the Study of Religion
    Warm winter wishes from snowy Princeton. It's been a wonderful Fall semester. Our website is being updated, so be sure to check back in the new year for a new look at all of our research and events.