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Webcast on Religion & Public Health Partnerships! April 3, 2019

Free webcast on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to celebrate and discuss the March 2019 American Journal of Public Health special section on “Faith-based organizations and Public Health Practice.”  The  webcast,”Finding Common Ground:  Partnerships  in  Religion  and Public Health,” will be … Continue reading

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New Website for New City Initiative

Visit the new website of the New City Initiative a Portland-based group that partners with faith communities in the effort to end homelessness in America. NCI was inspired by the example, from late antiquity, of Basil, bishop of Caesarea (modern … Continue reading

Posted in Educational resource, Web resource

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

Disabilities – Religion Collaborative

This is just one of a number of academic and pastoral resources related to thinking about disability issues as they relate to religion, past and present. See also, for example: National Collaborative on Faith and Disability Working Group for … 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

Welcoming migrants and undocumented students in America

We all have dreams. Usually they involve some kind of career or opportunity that enables one to survive, and indeed, thrive in this world. When my father was a child in New England in the 1920s and 30s, his memories–and … Continue reading

Posted in Educational resource, Op-Ed

AMOS in Nicaragua: Combining theology, human rights, and health

Fundacion AMOS Salud y Esperanza (AMOS Health and Hope Foundation) is a faith-based community organization in Nicaragua that builds from and within the concerns and  strengths of local neighbors to help improve health and overturn injustices related to poverty, disease, and … Continue reading

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On the posture of social service providers

…with Josh Kaufman-Horner – a “workshop on privilege, poverty, and faith-based service,” Saturday, April 25 at 10 AM, sponsored by the Project on Lived Theology at the University of Virginia. Even if you don’t live in Virginia and/or can’t make … Continue reading

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Do you know about GHDonline?

Global Health Delivery Online (GHDonline) is an amazing free resource connecting deeply committed healthcare providers of all stripes and ordinary people with practical global health information and intervention advice; it sponsors real-time panels and online conversations, and radiates with wisdom … Continue reading

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Good news for global health education

Read the 8/26/14 news story about the new appointment of Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI)’s Founding Faculty Director, Dr. Sue J. Goldie, to advance a vision for innovative global health education, as Director of a new Global Health Education and … Continue reading

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PovertyStudies is a website I originally launched about fifteen years ago for connecting ideas about  social justice with religious responses to poverty. Current updates are rare and random but resources linked or stored there may still be relevant and useful. Click … Continue reading