Souls in Transition: The Religious & Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults


Katherine Damisch 
Geneva Campus Ministry 


Tuesday October 18, 2011 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM CDT

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Phillips Hall Auditorium 
N. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52245

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Geneva Lecture Series presents:
Dr. Christian Smith

What are the lives of 18-23 year-olds in the U.S. like, especially when it comes to their religious and spiritual faith and practices? How does life during this phase of the life course transitioning from the teenage to the adult years affect religion and spirituality?

The Geneva Lecture Series presents sociologist Dr. Christian Smith as he lectures based on his book, "Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults."


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

7:30 PM


Phillips Hall

University of Iowa


Dr. Christian SmithDr. Christian Smith is well-known for his work in the field of Sociology. He is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame. Smith's research focuses primarily on religion in modernity, adolescents, American evangelicalism, and culture. Smith received his MA and PhD from Harvard University in 1990 and his BA from Gordon College in 1983. Smith was a Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 12 years before his move to Notre Dame.