Chris Seiple

Chris Seiple, PhD, is president emeritus of the Institute for Global Engagement and a senior fellow at the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies. He is co-editor, with Dennis Hoover, of the forthcoming Routledge Handbook on Religious Literacy, Pluralism, and Global Engagement.

Amidst Our Chasms - US Capitol Riot
Amidst Our Chasms

We comfort ourselves, saying, “This is not who we are.” But without deeper reflection, such pat answers are lies, strengthening the “vulgarized knowledge” that allow us to ignore the chasms that threaten to consume us.

Soft Power
Soft Power and Preparing for an Iraq after ISIS

On April 2 at Providence’s “Islam, the Middle East, and Christian Engagement with the Middle East” event in Middleburg, Virginia, Chris Seiple spoke about how Americans and Christians could use soft power to engage with various communities.