ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd shines light on why many evangelical voters will likely stick by president Trump's side in… https://t.co/1UjZmpDCUV
How Baptists and Catholics Joined Forces to Help Save Thousands of Marriages in Jacksonville, Florida… https://t.co/cZYaFjYVAI
For our friends in the Pennsylvania area, don't miss ISR scholar Philip Jenkins's lecture on October 29th, called "… https://t.co/fqE1vmhTrH
On Oct. 29, ISR's Thomas Kidd will be joined by @ThabitiAnyabwil and @drmoore for a discussion of Kidd's new book… https://t.co/YsgXf38oBy
ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd discusses his latest book "Who is an Evangelical?" with journalist and political commentat… https://t.co/gD1SPgMuad
Kurdish evangelicals: Amidst the current war, here's one angle the media isn't getting https://t.co/zSrCLIRmyq @juliaduin @GetReligion
4 Surprises about the Religious Practice of 20-Somethings https://t.co/NljR3nfIy6 @TrevinWax @TGC @OUPAcademic
The Gospel and the Script Doctor https://t.co/0oKuPDNS7w Philip Jenkins via @PatheosEvang @anxious_bench
ISR-affiliated scholars including @profyancey @DrSchnitker @AndreaLTurpin and more are speaking at this week's amaz… https://t.co/ePEYCFFXyZ
"Religious individuals and organizations spend billions of their own dollars in the charitable sector and donate hu… https://t.co/iH7RThKROv

Programs & Research

Please use the links to the left to learn  more about our many program and research initiatives.

Global Studies of Religion
Just as the Program on Historical Studies pursues religion across time, this program pursues it across space.

Program on Historical Studies of Religion
The Program on Historical Studies of Religion unites a number of outstanding scholars associated with Baylor University to pursue and promote historical research and writing on religion.

Program on Religion and Population Health (PRPH)
The mission of the Baylor ISR Program on Religion and Population Health (PRPH) is to conduct and promote social, behavioral, and epidemiologic research on the impact of religious involvement on indicators of population health.

Program on Prosocial Behavior
The Program on Prosocial Behavior approaches the study of behavior from a different starting point. For decades a great deal of government funding has been dedicated to studying the causes of social problems like crime and delinquency. Much of this work has focused on why people commit deviant acts or the many factors that put people at-risk for the commission of illegal behavior.

Manuscript Research Collegium

The Baylor University Collegium for Manuscript Research is an association of Baylor scholars who do manuscript or papyrus research in Hebrew, Greek, Syriac, Latin and several medieval vernaculars. We have formed a collegium to facilitate the work of our members, which includes primary research on both documentary and literary papyri, the preparation of diplomatic editions with translation, critical editions and the study of reading practices.
Religious Freedom Project
The Religious Freedom Project (RFP) is the nation’s only university-based program devoted exclusively to the analysis of religious freedom, a basic human right restricted in many parts of the world. The RFP engages a team of international scholars to examine and debate the meaning and value of religious liberty; its importance for democracy; and its role in social and economic development, international diplomacy, and the struggle against violent religious extremism. The project is made possible by the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation and our partnership with Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Project.

Evangelical Studies Program
Authentic religious evangelicalism is a movement emphasizing the Bible, the cross, conversion and activism. That movement, in all its variety, needs to be explained in depth and detail if its identity is to be understood in the contemporary world. The central aim of the Evangelical Studies Program at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion is to promote influential academic research.