Category Archives: Online Lecture

Health & Human Rights: New Teaching Tools

Delighted to have had the opportunity over the past 6 months to work once again with human rights attorney, Alicia Ely Yamin, in the development of her 3 new videos and free Teaching Pack about health and human rights, now … Continue reading

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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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“I’d really just like a book on social justice”

From Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement speech last week: Remember when I told you about that class I taught at the Boys and Girls Club? One day after class I was talking to them about college, and one of my top … Continue reading

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Art, Health, and Dignity: Gallery Voice

Click on image above to read about Jesse Krimes’ project at the Health and Human Rights Initiative of the Georgetown Law School’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Jesse speaks about his incarceration and vision for art in … Continue reading

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Humanitarian aid and Religious Literacy: An online Symposium

Extraordinary symposium at  Harvard Divinity School last week, as part of the Religious Literacy Project. View the program. Read the case studies and related readings. Watch webcast sessions: 1. Plenary Panel 2. Ebola and HIV/AIDS 3. Syria 4. Cyclone Nargis 5. … Continue reading

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On incurable cancer, suffering, and faith: A call to compassionate witness

In 2012, J. Todd Billings, the Gordon H. Girod Research Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary, was diagnosed with incurable cancer. A few months ago he gave this incredibly wise and layered talk reflecting on “Living Well in … Continue reading

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AAR Roundtable Session on Beholden

Beholden was the focus of a roundtable panel discussion in a Religion, Medicines, and Healing Group session at last week’s American Academy of Religion meeting. Below is a list of those who presided and presented. Audio files of the session are available … Continue reading

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