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Enhanced Members A and Q
November 25, 2020

God Seminar
December 5, 2020

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New in Store

Now Available

  • Historical Jesus and the Liturgy of the Magdalene
  • The Political Jesus: Session One
  • The Political Jesus: Session Two

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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.

Current Announcements

  • Enhanced Associate Members now have access to the Westar Archive. Visit the Archive Tab in the Store.
  • Free Registration for America Interrupted: a special Westar Think Tank discussion on Religion and Politics.
  • Registration for the November 14 Christianity Seminar meeting now open. See Events.
  • New in the Store: Ally Kateusz, Liturgy of the Magdalene.
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