Anthea Butler

Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Anthea Butler is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor in American Social Thought and the chair of the department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Her most recent book is "White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America." Butler is an opinion writer for MSNBC. Her articles on religion, race, politics and popular culture have also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, NBC and The Guardian.


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The Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project Grant awards grants of up to $20,000 to support individual or collaborative study projects on Christian life, religious practices and institutions, and ideas for the church, communities or the world. Clergy, lay leaders and staff working in diverse Christian contexts in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. Deadline is August 1.

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