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The Program for the Evolution of Spirituality supports the scholarly study of emerging spiritual movements, marginalized spiritualities, and the innovative edges of established religious traditions.

Video: Virtual Colloquium on Gender Dynamics in Intentional Communities

August 16, 2021
On July 27, 2021, the Program for the Evolution of Spirituality hosted the next colloquium in its series on power dynamics and accountability in alternative and emerging spiritual and cultural organizations. For this event, the Program for the Evolution of Spirituality featured Dr. Maria Burschel and Crystal Byrd Farmer to discuss gender dynamics in intentional communities.... Read more about Video: Virtual Colloquium on Gender Dynamics in Intentional Communities
Religion and the Rise of Capitalism book cover

Video: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

April 20, 2021

Where do our ideas about how the economy works, and our views on economic policy, come from? Critics of contemporary economics complain that belief in free markets, among economists as well as many ordinary citizens, is a form of religion. The foundational transition in thinking about what we now call economics, beginning in the eighteenth century, was decisively shaped by the hotly contended lines of religious thought at that time within the English-speaking Protestant world.

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