Research Centers

Abraham Kuyper Center for Public Theology

Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920) was the greatest and most controversial figure in the Calvinist renaissance that took place at the conclusion of the nineteenth century and the opening of the twentieth in The Netherlands. The Abraham Kuyper Center for Public Theology sponsors conferences, programs, and publication series inspired by the example of Abraham Kuyper to engage theologically with all spheres of life and work.

Center for Barth Studies

Karl Barth (1886-1968), the Swiss-German professor and pastor, is regarded by many as a modern day "Church Father." The Center for Barth Studies was established at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1997. Administered by a board of seminary faculty, the Center sponsors conferences, research opportunities, discussion groups, and publications.

Center for Black Church Studies

The Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary exists to highlight the theological and religious witness, which arises out of the African American and African Diaspora Christian experience. The center helps to prepare men and women for vocational ministry or scholarly pursuits shaped by a wider knowledge and deeper appreciation of black life within American and global Christianity.

Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy

The purpose of the Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy (CSSP) is to promote and encourage the highest levels of research and study of Scottish philosophy. The CSSP is under the direction of Gordon Graham, Henry Luce III Professor of Philosophy and the Arts at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is founding editor of the Journal of Scottish Philosophy and general Editor of the Oxford History of Scottish Philosophy.