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What is the CPRSE?

The CPRSE promotes philosophically primed and religiously attuned interdisciplinary research on leading questions of life and society by bringing together scholars from diverse fields and supporting five types of programming.

Read about CPRSE news and events

Here you can find the latest information about CPRSE-hosted and CPRSE-related events, research projects, publications, and newsworthy happenings.

View publications and projects in the Research Portal

ICS research activities inform policy-makers, educators, citizens and leaders. The Research Portal is where we present and archive events and works by ICS faculty and emeriti in an easily accessible way.

CPRSE book series

This book series seeks to promote new scholarship emerging from the rich and dynamic tradition of reformational intellectual inquiry. For more information, including an outline of the submission process, please click here.

Listen to the Critical Faith podcast

Explore the contours of religion in a plural society and hear from researchers, activists, educators, students, and more on this podcast as we try to think through what makes faith such a crucial component of so many of our lives.

Art Talks series

This series, which began as an annual event in 1997, endeavours to bring together artists, scholars, and art-lovers to talk about and experience firsthand all the diverse ways art matters to us.

Ground Motive Forum

Ground Motive is a forum to host and foster quality online dialogue on subjects of relevance to the CPRSE’s mandate. It is intended for the benefit of the CPRSE and of all whose subject interests or fields of research and study intersect with those of the CPRSE and its participants.

Past CPRSE Projects & Initiatives

This project looks at the ways that CRC members in Canada understand and pursue justice in relation to their spiritual lives.

Dr. Bob Goudzwaard's keynote address to the conference on economic justice in Edmonton Alberta, May 12, 2014.

From 2011-2013, the CPRSE brought together scholars from schools in the Toronto area to discuss interlinked fields of research.