New Directions in the Study of Prayer (NDSP), a project and grants program of the Social Science Research Council, has selected twenty-eight grantees to pursue innovative research on practices of prayer.

The initiative is led by a multi-disciplinary advisory committee, including Columbia Univesity’s Courtney Bender (chair), Paul Bloom (Yale University), Anna Gade (UW-Madison), Charles Hirschkind (UC-Berkeley), Kevin Ladd (Indiana University South Bend), Hazel Markus (Stanford University), Birgit Meyer (Universiteit Utrecht), Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute), and Diane Winston (USC).

The full list of grantees and projects is available here.