About the Project

Kansas is religiously a microcosm of the world. All of America’s largest religious families—Catholics, Methodists, Baptists, Lutherans, and so on—are well represented, but so are a legion of less populous groups.  The Religion in Kansas Project seeks to serve as a comprehensive clearinghouse for resources and information that document this diversity of religious tradition and experience in Kansas, and the historical and contemporary role of religion in the lives of Kansans. Read more...

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Religious Collections in Kansas

During the summers of 2014 and 2015, the Summer Fieldwork interns for the Religion in Kansas Project visited small repositories--mostly county…

Kelsang Namdrol Oral History

Oral history interview with Kelsang Namdrol, an ordained nun in the New Kadampa Tradition and director of the Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center in…

David Whitaker Oral History

Oral history interview with David Whitaker, member of the Kansas Zen Center in Lawrence, Kansas. This interview was conducted on July 24, 2015, at…

Mike Malcolm Oral History

Oral history interview with Mike Malcolm, co-director of Wichita Karma Thegsum Chöling (KTC) in Wichita, Kansas. This interview was conducted on…