Category Archives: Overheard

Resilience: Definition

Key ingredients for women leaders in global health:Source: Jennifer Leaning, MD, Keynote lecture, “Women Leaders in Global Health,” Stanford University, 10/12/17. View Dr. Leaning’s presentation Advertisements

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Feasting St. Martin of Tours

“A Saint, His Cloak, and Us” by the Rev. Dr. Andrew McGowan

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Maria Skobtsova – New Film Effort

Two graduate students at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Boston are developing this new documentary on Mother Maria Skobtsova of Paris, a Russian refugee in France famous for her care for the poor and her death … Continue reading

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Faith is a difficult artwork: On God, depression, and anxiety

“Faith is a difficult artwork: continually giving, ever unfinished. Might it not then better serve our battered selves (and our threatened earth) to imagine religion as something other than an avatar of shame or opiate against death? We might recall … Continue reading

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João Biehl on Shaping a Sense of What is Possible

“Life stories do not simply begin and end. They are stories of transformation: they link the present to the past and to a possible future and create lasting ties among subject, scribe, and reader.” João Biehl, Vita: Life in a … Continue reading

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New film about Partners In Health

  List of theatre screenings

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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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