Category Archives: Web resource

No-travel conference on refugee health, mobility & human rights

Resisting Borders, a no-travel virtual conference on refugee and migrant health, mobility, human rights and responsibilities will take place October 9-11, 2017, cosponsored by seven different universities in the United States, Canada, and Switzerland. Call for papers deadline is April … Continue reading

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Eviction: An American Epidemic

Read the interview Read more about Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, winner of the National Book Circle Award in nonfiction. Read New York Times review.

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Patristic Listening: New Resource

Thanks to Dr. Morwenna Ludlow of the University of Exeter, audio recordings are now available to listen to several early Christian theological texts by Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Arius. Designed for classroom use or private study … Continue reading

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Wild snail eating-and other thoughts on natural soundings

I find myself stumbling these days across some fascinating windows into the power of listening to non-vocal sounds in the natural world–related to healing, illness, trauma and civic conflict, and desert monasticism. Consider (or perhaps I should say, open your … Continue reading

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The hospitality of St. Polycarp

“The police….found him lying down in the upper room of a cottage. He could have escaped but he refused saying, “God’s will be done.” When he heard that they had come, he went down and spoke with them. They were … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Religion, Medicine: Coming Soon

  For more about the editors’ work and the broader vision behind this book (due out from Oxford University Press in April 2017), visit the Harvard University Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality.

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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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