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Ethics of Water: Religion and Health: New Online Lecture

Abundant thanks to the folks at the Department of Theology and the University of Durham  (UK) Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health for their invitation to present at the October Seminar, and for their warm and kind welcome and good discussion. … Continue reading

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“Patristics in the footnotes” Lecture now online

“And Yet the Books: Patristics in the Footnotes” 2015 Papatheofanis Lecture The Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton College November 5, 2015 Watch online (the title for the lecture was inspired by a Czeslaw Milosz poem)

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Teaching Tools

Below is a brief sampling of teaching tools I developed between 2014 and 2018, many with public health and religion colleagues, with the support of the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University: Case-Based Narratives with Discussion Questions: … Continue reading

Liturgy of Home

I’m still inspired and energized by environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams’ amazing Ingersoll Lecture at Harvard Divinity School (HDS) last year. Click on the image to view or download the podcast, or read online. More video lectures from HDS on religion, … Continue reading

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Read Patristics Next Week

The Pappas Patristic Institute Annual Summer Patristic Studies Program July 30 – August 4, 2017 Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, Massachusetts This summer’s faculty (tragically mono-gendered, but good men, for all that…) and their course offerings include: … Continue reading

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Marilynne Robinson: On being and worth

“Being and human beings…are invested with a degree of value that we can’t honor appropriately. An overabundance that is magical….Brilliant creatures, who at a very high rate, predictably, are incomprehensible to each other….Abuse or neglect of a human being is … Continue reading

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Select Readings

This page contains a small selection of academic resources that explore the connections between faith/religion, poverty, and global health around the world today. The links here are intended for one-time non-profit educational use only. Those particularly recommended are noted with a ♦ … Continue reading

Peter Brown on “Wealth, Work, and the Holy Poor”

In case you  missed Princeton historian Peter Brown’s James M. and Margaret H. Costan Lecture in Early Christianity, delivered at Georgetown in December 2014, you can read it online here and view it on YouTube here.

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Below is a complete list of my peer-reviewed publications, book reviews, and collaborative research with colleagues in public health. PDFs of select feature stories I wrote between 2012 and 2014 for the Harvard Global Health Institute are also available here. … Continue reading

Talks & Media

Below is a list of professional presentations I’ve given and media about my work. Most of the academic talks given in 2015 and earlier have been published; click here for full CV. 2020-present “A Columbus Physician in Diplomatic Court,” Conference on … Continue reading