Posted on August 25th, 2023 in Announcements, Grant, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

The IU School of Liberal Arts and IUPUI just announced that Professor Brian Steensland, who serves as Chair of the Sociology Department, was awarded a $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in order to study “the hopes, challenges, and experiences of parents in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis in passing on their religious faith …

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Posted on August 15th, 2023 by Andrew L. Whitehead

Associate Professor Andrew Whitehead’s second book on Christian nationalism titled, “American Idolatry: How Christian Nationalism Betrays the Gospel and Threatens the Church,” releases August 15 from Brazos Press. The Library Journal’s review stated the book is “Heartfelt, incisive, and worthy of thoughtful consideration.” In this book, he shares his journey and reveals how Christian nationalism threatens …

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Posted on August 3rd, 2023 in Article, Faculty, Honors, Research by Carrie E. Foote

This May, Global Studies program director Michael Snodgrass returned to Europe to share his research expertise as an Erasmus Mundus scholar. Germany’s prestigious Göttingen University hosted his first visit, where he presented a lecture on the Spanish guest workers who helped rebuild West Germany after WWII. Dr. Snodgrass also joined German sociologist Peter Birke in …

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