Upcoming Events

Jesus Seminar on the Road
Jan 31-1, 2020
National Meeting
Mar 18-21, 2020
Jesus Seminar on the Road
May 1-2, 2020

Welcome to Westar Institute

Honest scholarship in religion for the public

Westar Institute — home of the Jesus Seminar — is dedicated to fostering and communicating the results of cutting-edge scholarship on the history and evolution of the Christian tradition, thereby raising the level of public discourse about questions that matter in society and culture.

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What do we know about the biblical birth narratives?