Category Archives: Educational resource

New film about Partners In Health

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Spiritual Audacity: Public Health & Human Flourishing (now online)

Session video now online! Dean’s Seminar, Boston University School of Public Health, Wed. September 13, 2017. Featuring the Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom’s new book, Spiritual Audacity: Six Disciplines of Human Flourishing. Panelists include BUSPH speakers: Christina Gebel (Roman Catholic Practices … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Religion, Medicine: Coming Soon

For more about the editors’ work and the broader vision behind this book, visit the Harvard University Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality. UPDATE: Journal of Religion and Health Book review

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Imagining a “freedom church” of the poor

The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis,, founder and co-director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice, and coordinator of the Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, talks about grassroots organization among those who live … Continue reading

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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: https://www.facebook.com/theologydisability/ http://www.aaiddreligion.org/newsletter National Collaborative on Faith and¬†Disability Working Group for … Continue reading

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Refugee Voices in City Hall (Hamburg)

Also inspired by this photo exhibit at the Rathaus (city hall), smack on the central plaza of the city of Hamburg, Germany, featuring the faces and everyday stories and interests of just a few of the more than 35,000 refugees … Continue reading

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Food Access: Making it Work

This is a very exciting clip about a key issue in getting healthy foods to poor kids in suburban neighborhoods. Listen to the podcast or click on screenshot for story. Learn more about new Director Michael Reinke’s inspiration, expertise, and … Continue reading

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