CRCC Managing Director Brie Loskota appeared on an episode of Pivot TV’s TakePart Live along with The OpEd Project director Zeba Khan and comedian David Harris to discuss changing views of religion in relation to ongoing generational shifts.
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Religion News Service: Richard Flory on Young Adults Leaving Religion
Young adults are leaving organized religion in high numbers. Religion News Service spoke with co-authors Melinda Lundquist Denton and CRCC’s Richard Flory on the findings in their new book about the changing ...
The Moroccan School Training Women Imams To Combat Extremism
This article was originally published in Religion Unplugged, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. It supplements Priyadarshini Sen’s profile of Ahmed Toufiq. RABAT, Morocco — Wearing an embroidered ...
Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults
Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults By Melinda Lundquist Denton & Richard Flory (Oxford University Press, 2020) More than a decade ago, a group of researchers began ...
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Deseret News: Flory on Justin Bieber’s Christianity
Why does it seem that everyone is buzzing about Justin Bieber’s faith? Deseret News interviewed Richard Flory on the allure of celebrity Christians. Here is an excerpt: That’s been the case for ...
Swami Agnivesh: How One Hindu Monk’s “Inner Evolution” Fuels Social Justice Work
This article was originally published in The Christian Science Monitor, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. This past November, in a small hamlet in the Indian state of ...
Religion’s Role in Social Change – Council on Foreign Relations
How can the religious community in America influence social change? Najuma Smith-Pollard, program manager of the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement, joined Ruth Messinger, former president and current global ambassador ...
Can America Change?
Amid protests against police brutality, a pandemic and a strained economy, Najuma Smith-Pollard, program manager for the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement, joined several religious leaders to reflect on a ...
Justice We Shall Pursue: Building the Beloved Community
CRCC’s Najuma-Smith Pollard joined two other faith leaders, Reverend Mark Whitlock (Reid Temple A.M.E. Church) and Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson (Vice President of American Jewish University in Los Angeles), to discuss the ...