Syrian immigrants discover friendship in Waco as homeland unravels - @WacoTrib
A More Conservative Catholic Church Awaits Pope Francis in Africa - NY Times quotes #Baylor ISR's Philip Jenkins
check out the great video library from our friends at @BaylorIFL lots of new content from the #SpiritofSports conf.
Mani and the Giants Philip Jenkins at the Anxious Bench blog
Alister McGrath's Parchman Lectures at @TruettSeminary now posted online
Baylor ISR: Whitefield Symposium Bruce Hindmarsh (November 13-14, 2014) Youtube Video:
Turkey: Reopen Halki Seminary | @USCIRF
Pope’s first African trip will give him a glimpse of abject slums and civil war - Wash. Post quotes Philip Jenkins
Are Non-Religious Children Really More Altruistic? Robert Woodberry @RFPGeorgetown
Rodney Stark, "A Godless World?" video from Baylor ISR "End of Religion?" Symposium

Young-Il Kim

ISR Research Assistant Professor

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Young-Il Kim is Research Assistant Professor at the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Virginia in 2010 and finished his postdoctoral fellowship at ISR in 2014. Kim’s research interests revolve around family, religion, voluntary associations, and prosocial behavior. He has published articles on these topics in Social Science Research, Social Science Quarterly, Sociological Focus, and Review of Religious Research. Kim’s current research examines the intersection of these fields, including marital investments and community generosity, religion and volunteering, and effects of marital transitions on changes in volunteering.