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Living Religion Collaborative faculty and student fellows are always on the go, exploring religion as it lives throughout the Silicon Valley and far beyond. 

LRC in the News

Boo Riley:

“Hanging out with Homeless Folks in Silicon Valley,” Bearings Magazine (October 2019). Available online at

KTVU (Featuring Boo Riley), "Santa Clara University Students Visit San Jose's Homeless as Part of Curriculum" (January 23, 2017).

Silicon Valley street photographer Emilio Bañuelos worked with the LRC’s Boo Riley to visually document life in a local homeless encampment. Find his photo essay, “Resilience & Mercy at the Margins” in Bearings Magazine (October 2019) here:

Elizabeth Drescher:

Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Click 2 Save: The Digital Ministry Bible, with Keith Anderson (Church Publishing, May 2012).

Click 2 Save: Reboot – The Digital Ministry Bible, Revised 2nd Edition, with Keith Anderson (Church Publishing, 2019)

Tweet If You [Heart] Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation (Church Publishing, May 2011).

“Pew Poll: A Growing Number Of Americans Don't Celebrate Christmas As A Religious Holiday,” interview with Ray Suarez, “All Things Considered,” National Public Radio (December 24, 2017).

“The Gospel According to Nones,” America (June 15-18, 2015).

"A Campus Hardwired for Finding God," AJCU (April 18, 2017).

Nick Nagy:

"Peacemaking in the Middle," Bearings Magazine (January 12, 2018).

"Don't Fence Us In!", Bearings Magazine (June 28, 2018).

Photo: Jovi Waqa Photo Unsplash.