Christmas from the Wise Men’s Point of View: The Apocryphal Revelation of the Magi - Brent Landau lecture Nov. 29 https://t.co/Y7LCVlk1fC
Where young evangelicals are headed – @ayjay https://t.co/mT0Yqfo2tO
Roy Moore and the confused identity of today’s “evangelical” voter https://t.co/u8pviYyoxR Thomas Kidd via @voxdotcom
Evangelical Preaching in North America in the Late Twentieth Century - David Bebbington https://t.co/xusfZMgpmm
Not All Turkey and Touchdowns https://t.co/VjgvSSGYvd Thomas Kidd, @TGC #Thanksgiving
A Lost Century, and a Slipped Date https://t.co/THlyi0Qcw1 Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
State Department Fails to Meet Deadline for "Countries of Particular Concern" Designations https://t.co/JpetGoH4mo @USCIRF
Faith and the Challenges of Secularism: A Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue @McCormickProf https://t.co/7AnfZL2Kn1
What’s behind the New Testament? https://t.co/y8SEzJY9wG @jonestony via @ChristianCent
Houses of Parliament to be lit up in red for persecuted Christians | @CatholicHerald https://t.co/QEMlG64T1K h/t… https://t.co/LnfyZ9b9ss

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Towers, Hilary

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Dr. Hilary Towers is a developmental psychologist and mother of five children. She conducted her doctoral research at The George Washington University’s Center for Family Research in Washington D.C., where her focus was behavioral genetic analysis of individual adjustment factors and marriage and parenting relationships.

Her work in behavioral genetics appears in a variety of academic journals and books, including, “Genetic and environmental influences on parenting and marital relationships: Current Findings and Future Directions” (Marriage and Family Review), “Uncovering the complexity of genetic and environmental influences on family relationships” in F. Walsh,ed., Normal Family Processes: Growing Diversity and Complexity, and “Genetic and environmental influences on marital relationships” (Journal of Family Psychology).

Dr. Towers currently writes and speaks on the subjects of marriage and spousal abandonment, especially as those issues are treated within the Catholic Church. Her work in this area has been published in a wide array of online journals, including: Public Discourse, Crux, CatholicVote, National Catholic Register, Ethika Politika, Family Studies, First Things, and National Review Online.

A member of the Advisory Council for the Catholic Women’s Forum, a program of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., Dr. Towers and her family live in Northern Va.


Tsang, JoAnn

Resident Scholar
Baylor University, Psychology & Neuroscience
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JO-ANN TSANG is Associate Professor of Psychology at Baylor University. She received her PhD in psychology from the University of Kansas. Her research interests are in the area of social psychology, specifically moral rationalization and moral emotion, the psychology of religion, forgiveness, and gratitude.

Some current research programs include studies on the use of behavioral measures to assess gratitude, the relationship between similarity and gratitude, the use of moral rationalization in forgiveness, forgiveness in the context of domestic abuse, and the relationship between religion and implicit measures of prejudice.


Turpin, Andrea

ISR Faculty Fellow

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Andrea L. Turpin joined Baylor’s history faculty in 2011. She earned an A.B. at Princeton University, an M.A. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Turpin specializes in 19th- and 20th-century U.S. history, focusing particularly on the interplay between gender ideals, religious beliefs and practices, and educational theory and practice. Her first book, A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917 (Cornell, 2016), explored how the entrance of women into U.S. colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the religious and moral purposes of higher education during the era of the rise of the modern college and university. Currently, she is researching a book project on how Protestant women navigated the religious debates that would culminate in the fundamentalist-modernist controversy of the early twentieth century.


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