Daniel Philpott Lecture Sept. 18 at #Baylor "Under Caesar’s Sword: What Christians Do When They Are Persecuted and… https://t.co/cMPkUjUgCd
‘There Are No Girls Left’: Syria’s Christian Villages Hollowed Out by ISIS https://t.co/O7OLNKqfbD @NYTBen
Film and Faith: Losing the Plot https://t.co/LgdSMTuwjL Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Aretha Franklin’s One Faith https://t.co/J1ZTq2SzSw Robert Darden via @CTMagazine
the Clientele, the Public, the Person – @ayjay on the function of the university https://t.co/7TBNsppBTJ
Teaching Salem Witchcraft https://t.co/bKwCmgpDb7 Thomas Kidd, @TGC
Iraqi Christians who stay are pillars of the local community-- by @eharris_it https://t.co/jipEcGrpKq @Crux
Meet Baylor’s nationally-recognized expert on faith and the Founding Fathers - ISR and @BaylorHistory's Thomas Kidd https://t.co/YEov3ki2et
Kipling’s “The Ballad of East and West” is Hardly Racist https://t.co/OIdi6yG6jg via @ProvMagazine @drpaulmarshall
Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father - @ThomasSKidd podcast interview with @mattklewishttps://t.co/QaSwKlXgTC

Global Studies of Religion

 

Director of Global Studies
Rodney Stark

Director of Global Studies

Just as the Program on Historical Studies pursues religion across time, this program pursues it across space. What is the state of religion around the globe? Where is it stronger, where weaker? What are the trends? What difference does it make? And what about religious effects? Are religious people happier, more generous, and more law abiding? Are the results the same for all religions? Does religion influence economic development and does economic development influence religion? These and dozens of similar important questions will be addressed through ISR’s partnership with the Gallup Organization which allows ISR scholars access to Gallup’s annual surveys of 162 nations. One product of this collaboration will be an annual report on the Religious and Spiritual State of the World.

Surveys of Religion

International Studies