Category Archives: Educational resource

Call for Papers: Global Health Fieldwork Ethics

View the call for papers with more information here. Submission deadline: October 31, 2018. General guidelines for authors here. Advertisements

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Bioethics and Spirituality at Tuskegee University

Dr. Wylin D. Wilson, a 2018-19 Research Associate at the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard Divinity School, speaks about ethics and spirituality as core to the vision of the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and … Continue reading

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What would Solomon do?

Since posting below, welcome the Washington Post response from two New Testament theologians June 15 on the Bible’s moral mandate and support for welcoming immigrants and aliens. Thank you Professors Aymer and Nasrallah. Dahlia L, Schlanger M. Slate 2018; Jun … Continue reading

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Medicine, Pain, and Faith: 2019 Conference

The annual Conference on Medicine and Religion is a leading forum for discourse and scholarship at the intersection of medicine and religion. It exists to enable health professionals and scholars to gain a deeper and more practical understanding of how … Continue reading

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Calling: college students interested in social justice

Are you wondering how to connect social justice with what you want to do with your life? Consider 3 days to think about it in conversation with others like you! Consider applying to Harvard Divinity School’s Diversities and Explorations program, … Continue reading

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“The social construction of our interpretations” (Paul Farmer)

Dr. Paul Farmer reflects on the importance of anthropology in health care, in a recent Harvard Gazette interview: “…Q: How important to your career is the blend of medicine and anthropology? A: It was and is very important. … each … Continue reading

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Religion and Narrative Medicine: Table Talk

View this 30-minute conversation on the power of stories in healing. Eva Bleeker (on the left) is a chaplain who (since this video) recently completed graduate studies in narrative medicine at the Columbia program she describes in the discussion. The … Continue reading

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