John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

Washington University in Saint-Louis

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics was established in 2010 and is located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

Our Mission

The Center serves as an open venue for fostering rigorous scholarship and informing broad academic and public communities about the intersections of religion and U.S. politics.

Our Commitments:

  • To support and enhance outstanding scholarly research on the historical and contemporary intertwining of religion and politics.
  • To disseminate excellent scholarship to students and the broad public by means of courses, lectures, conferences, and publications.
  • To foster debate and discussion among people who hold widely different views about religion and politics.
America United States Mid-West / Plains
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Foreign Institutions Universities and university institutes