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Pluralism Project, The

The Pluralism Project is a research initiative at Harvard University that studies, documents, and disseminates information about religious diversity in the United States and provides platforms for public discussions on issues related to it. Its mission includes documentation about the changing religious landscape of the United States, the study of its new religious communities, an examination of the implications of its growing diversity, and discernment of the emerging meanings of “pluralism” for its people and institutions. In recent years it has expanded its research to other multireligious societies.

The Pluralism Project grew out of a research-intensive course about religious diversity in Greater Boston taught by Professor Diana Eck at Harvard in 1990. The course led to a keen interest among its participants in pluralism, or ...

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