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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: October 2019

30 - Next-Generation Religion and Ethics

from Part IV - Society

Summary

Over the last decade, I have served as the Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California (USC), where I oversee more than ninety student religious groups and more than fifty campus chaplains on campus; collectively representing all the world’s great religious traditions and many humanist, spiritual, and denominational perspectives as well. I also have the great privilege to do this work on a campus with more international students than almost any other university in the United States, in the heart of Los Angeles, the most religiously diverse city in human history (Loskota, 2015). As a result, the opportunities to think deeply about geo-religious diversity, interfaith engagement, and global ethics are unparalleled at USC (Mayhew, Rockenbach, & Bowman, 2016).

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