Category Archives: Booknote

New books of note

Refugee Tales 2

Worth. Reading.

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Practice makes Purpose

learn more about this new book by C. Paul Schroeder

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Book note: Law, religion, health, in the U.S.

coming soon, based on a 2015 conference at Harvard Law School:   book launch September 27, 2017 learn more

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You rush to go to a meeting, and…

“In Nairobi in the late nineties, I met the then Director of WHO [World Health Organization] for East Africa. ‘Churches,’ he said, ‘are a complete nightmare to work with, because they have so many priorities that have nothing to do … Continue reading

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Do you know about ReMeDHe?

Just back from some very exciting sessions with ReMeDHe: Working Group for Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity–an amazing group of scholars in late antiquity who focus on health & disability narratives! The group is co-directed by Professors … Continue reading

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The mere difference of disability

“How might it make a difference if you think a disability isn’t something bad in itself but it’s something different, a different way for a body to be?” Learn more, as Hilary Yancey, a doctoral student, reflects on her philosophy … Continue reading

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We are human beings

In May 2011 we went to Gaza with musicians from the Berlin Staatskapelle, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Scala [of Milan], and the Orchestra de Paris…a concert organized by the United Nations…and the whole situation was very moving. … Continue reading

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