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In this conversation with grantee Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropology at Stanford University and author of When God Talks Back, she speaks about Americans as spiritual outliers, the experience of God, and divine love.
“One of the things that social scientists can’t answer is the most fundamental mystery of all, which is what is speaking back? How do we understand that invisible other? How do we understand this fundamental religious impulse?”
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This interview is the sixth in a series of conversations with grantees that were filmed during the production of a video announcing the Foundation’s investment of approximately $325 million in twelve Strategic Priorities.