Book cover: Paging God: Religion in the Halls of MedicineWendy Cadge is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brandeis University. She is an expert in contemporary American religion, especially related to religion in public institutions, religious diversity, religion and immigration, and religious and moral aspects of healthcare.

She is the author of two books, Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine and Heartwood: The First Generation of Theravada Buddhism in America, and a co-editor of Religion on the Edge: De-Centering and Re-Centering the Sociology of Religion.

An award-winning teacher, she has published more than seventy-five articles and raised more than $5.5 million in support of her own research and teaching and that of colleagues. On campus she is the chair of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and a Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees.

Visit the following websites for some of her collaborative projects:










What do airport chaplains do? Listen to this podcast

Ever wonder about why airports have chapels? Read this post in The Conversation

Workshops at Hebrew Senior Life in the spring of 2018. Read an interview with Mary Martha Thiel, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center’s Director of Clinical Pastoral Education, about training providers of geriatric health care to be spiritual generalists.

New blog post on “Spiritual Care in Changing Times: Initial Glimpses from Theological Education” with Beth Stroud. The Huffington Post. December 18, 2017.

Wendy Cadge and Trace Haythorn talk about the Future of Spiritual Care on Interfaith Voices.

Much happening with Boston’s Hidden Sacred Spaces project. See the events page to see where photographs from the project may be seen. Check out the photographs of the first chapel at Boston’s Logan airport and the former chapel at Boston’s South Station.

Work on port chaplains moving forward. Our collaborative ESRC-funded project about the religious lives of port chaplains has been launched. Read more here and in The Conversation.