The Changing Contours of American Religiosity
Courtney Bender and Claude Fischer in Conversation
February 18th, Thursday, 6:30pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY, Martin E. Segal Theatre
365 Fifth Ave (at 34th St)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. NO RESERVATIONS.
Join two prominent analysts of American culture for a conversation about the changing American religious landscape, particularly the growth in the population of those who understand themselves as “non-affiliated” and “spiritual but not religious”. Courtney Bender is Associate Professor of Religion at Columbia University and the author of Heaven’s Kitchen: Practicing Religion at God’s Love We Deliver. Claude Fischer is Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley. His books include Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character. Moderated by John Torpey, Professor of Sociology, the Graduate Center, CUNY.
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