"What Westar has done is taken scholarship that's widely known among scholars and go public with it."

-Brandon Scott

Upcoming Events:

Seminar on God and the Human Future
(May 25, 27, and 28)
open for registration

Mini-Seminar on the Clobber Passages
(June 15 and 16)

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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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