Ellen Idler

Ellen Idler is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology at Emory University, and the Director of the Religion and Public Health Collaborative.

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Understanding Religious Diversity Is Fundamental to Understanding the Social Aspects of Health and Aging

Students in religious studies (and students of faith) understand that religion is a social institution with history, structure, and function. So they have a particular advantage in seeing the social capital of religious groups and how it can be leveraged.

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