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“The folly of God is that the name (of) God is not the name of the Supreme Being...
but of may-being (from être to peut-être)."

-John D. Caputo, (The Folly of God, p. 80).

Upcoming Events:

Praxis Forum Event
An important discussion on
racism and ministry in our culture.
Information and Free Registration
August 5

Discovering Radical Theology
An evening with John D. Caputo
August 27
Information and Registration

The Jesus Seminar at 35
Brandon Scott and Lane McGaughy
September 15 and 16

Dominic Crossan
Jesus: Ascension or Resurrection?
September 30

The Political Jesus
Celene Lillie and Perry Kea
Online JSOR October 14 and 15

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Honest scholarship in religion for the public

Home of the Jesus Seminar, Westar is dedicated to:

  • communicating cutting-edge scholarship on the history and evolution of the Christian tradition to the public
  • raising the level of public discourse about questions that matter in society and culture.

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