Ella Wagner

Ella Wagner is a program assistant for the SSRC's Digital Culture Program and an editorial assistant for The Immanent Frame. She graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with a BA in American Studies and History.

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Monday, October 20th, 2014

Millennial storytelling

The Immanent Frame editor-at-large Nathan Schneider recently talked to radio host Krista Tippett for her Peabody Award-winning show “On Being.”

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Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Mapping “American values”

The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) have recently teamed up for a foray into “digital religion,” in the form of an ambitious mapping project called the “American Values Atlas” (AVA).

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Friday, September 26th, 2014

Egypt’s uncertain future

Since the resignation of former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Egypt has experienced significant turmoil, from temporary rule by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to the military coup that led to the election of current president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Now broadcasting: Atheist TV

Starting last week, atheists and nonbelievers everywhere now have a new station to add to their television lineup: Atheist TV.

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

Church of England votes to allow women bishops

On July 14th, the General Synod of the Church of England voted to allow women to become bishops, taking a step toward resolving a long-running controversy that has divided traditionalist and progressive Anglicans all over the world, and caused friction between the church and the British government.

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014

With Cantor loss, only Christian Republicans in Congress

Lecture by Congressman Eric Cantor | Image via Flickr user Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan's PhotostreamThe unexpected primary defeat of Virginia Representative and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor last night is already having seismic effects on the Republican leadership and Congress as a whole.

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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

The imaginary “war on religion”

Over at The Atlantic, Peter Beinhart recounts the results of a new survey on religious observance in America.

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Free religion and free markets in Guatemala

Is freedom of religion really “good for business”?

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Monday, March 10th, 2014

Egypt after the coup

On July 3, 2013, after four days of intense public protests, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was removed, by force, from elected office.

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Saturday, December 21st, 2013

A changing papacy?

On December 11, Time Magazine named Pope Francis its 2013 “Person of the Year.” The award, according to Time, seeks to honor the person or group who, “for better or for worse,” has most influenced the events of that year.

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