The Project on Lived Theology

THE PROJECT ON LIVED THEOLOGY is a research community based in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Our goal is to understand the social consequences of religious beliefs. The heart of the Project’s mission is encouraging younger theologians and scholars of religion to embrace theological life as a form of public responsibility. Among an emerging generation of teachers, writers, and researchers, we are discovering a hunger for the opportunity to reconnect the theological enterprise with lived experience, and it is our privilege to provide a public space in which that task can be pursued.


“Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” reading and signing in Charlottesville

Author photo cropped - web versionProject director Charles Marsh will read from his new book, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer at The Haven at First and Market on Thursday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase, and a signing …

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Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era

vmfa-logo-large (1)Now through September 7th, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond is hosting the exhibition Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era.

The photography gallery features images which highlight protest signs from the Civil Rights …

Video of Tal Howard’s lecture on Protestant theology now available

Tal HowardTal Howard, professor of history at Gordon College, spoke on Tuesday, January 28 on the topic, “Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University.”

Professor Howard is director of the Center for Faith and Inquiry at Gordon College. …

David Bentley Hart to speak on “The Experience of God”

David Bentley HartDavid Bentley Hart, author of The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss, will speak on his book on Tuesday, March 25 at the Bonhoeffer House. The lecture will be at 3:30 p.m., and all are invited.

David Bentley …

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Virginia Seminar Featured Member: Susan Holman

Susan R. HolmanProject alumna and consultant for the Virginia Seminar class of 2014, Susan R. Holman is senior writer at the Harvard Global Health Institute. She received her BS and MS degrees in nutrition, completing her dietetic internship at the Frances Stern Nutrition …

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