Contending Modernities, a research initiative of the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has launched a new blog, featuring essays by Margot BadranDaniel Madigan, S.J., Vincent Rougeau, and Scott Appleby, as well as video and information on the project’s upcoming launch events in New York City.

[The] blog is written primarily by participants in Contending Modernities, a cross-cultural research initiative based at the University of Notre Dame. Participants are scholars, public intellectuals, and experts in Catholicism, Islam, and secularism from around the world.

[It] is designed to be an open forum for research, ideas, opinions, and debates about how religious and secular individuals and institutions interact in and with the modern world. It will highlight, preview, and supplement the formal research projects undertaken by Contending Modernities scholars.

Explore the blog here.