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Religion, Spirituality, Health (Durham UK): spring seminars

If you are in the UK, keep in mind this semester’s research seminars (listed below) sponsored by the Centre for Spirituality, Theology & Health at the University of Durham. Seminar discussions are at the postgraduate level, and are open to … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day? – Diet and Regimen in Ancient Jewish and Related Traditions (CFP)

The Program on Medicine in Bible and Talmud, of the European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS) invites interested scholars to submit proposals for papers at this summer’s meeting in Wuppertal (Germany), in a session focusing on “An Apple a Day? … Continue reading

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ARHAP link updates

The International Religion Health Assets Program (IRHAP), formerly the African Religious Health Assets Programme (ARHAP), based at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, has published a wealth of free online materials related to academic faith-based intersections with health activities. Scholars … Continue reading

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What (and where on earth) is “Quality” in Health Care?

Learn more in the latest (November 2018) issue of the Lancet Global Health

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Celebrate: United Nations Day!

Read more about the Sustainable Development Goals

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Gender and peer review

Hardly new news; the article is from 2008. But alas, still true, even in the religion humanities. Encouraged that the North American Patristics Society is actively working on addressing this issue within its membership and conference participation since a numbers … Continue reading

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A welcome new book on charity in early rabbinic judaism

At last there’s a wonderful overview of charity in Judaism in late antiquity! Take a look at Gregg Gardner’s The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Gardner is Assistant Professor and The Diamond … Continue reading

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