OPINION: Integrating School and Spirituality

OPINION: Integrating School and Spirituality

Many millennials seem to share the misconception that all religion is simply a set of rules one must follow in order to appease a powerful overlord or face punishment for a lapse in morality — and thus fail to see the value in following an organized religion. In any event,...

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Navigating the Crossroads of Science and Religion with Astronomy Professor David Weintraub

Navigating the Crossroads of Science and Religion with Astronomy Professor David Weintraub

VPR contributor Izzy Ercan recently sat down with Professor David Weintraub of the Astronomy Department about his new book, Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go. The book will be published early next year, and it deals not with the technological difficulties of exploring for life on Mars,...

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Vanderbilt’s Changing Religious Landscape

Vanderbilt’s Changing Religious Landscape

VPR Note: The chart shows the results of the CIRP Survey administered to Vanderbilt Freshmen every year. VPR received this data from the Office of Religious Life while conducting our political survey of undergraduates (we used it to generate survey weights to address the discrepancy in religious affiliation between our...

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