Category Archives: Web resource

Concentrate on something very, very small

“If you want to write about big things, you have to concentrate on something very, very small and then unpack from there.” -Helen MacDonald, podcast interview with Tim Clare, “Death of 1o00 Cuts,” Season 2, Episode 38, at 1 hr. … Continue reading

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Public Health, Religion, and Spirituality Network: Fall Bulletin now live!

Delighted to see the inaugural Bulletin now live on the Public Health, Religion, and Spirituality Network! Read it HERE!

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Justice for the Poor in early Rabbinic Law (book summary)

New book summary: Benjamin Porst’s English summary of his new book, Justice for the Poor: The Principles of Welfare Regulations from Biblical Law to Rabbinic Literature in the November 6 Ancient Jew Review. The book (only available in Hebrew) focuses on “jurisprudential” theory … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Theology & Health (Durham UK): New website!

Click on the image above to visit the new site, which now lives at: https://www.dur.ac.uk/csth/. Note the Centre’s interdisciplinary research “that engages theologically with health and human flourishing.” For more about religion as it connects with health and human flourishing, … Continue reading

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AJR: Food & Transformation

The stunning and stimulating online journal, Ancient Jew Review, usually counts among my pleasure reading, so somehow never gets mentioned here. But this issue–with the tease into reading J.C. Warren’s article on her book, Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature–demands … Continue reading

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Health worker report on faith collaborations in the US

This report of a one-day workshop discussed how folks working in the health sector might positively work together with “faith-based health assets.” Conversations included an overview of community faith-based assets and how they relate to population health, health improvement, evidence-based … Continue reading

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CFP: Religion & Public Health in Environmental Research

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health invites paper submissions for a forthcoming special issue on religion and public health. Deadline for submissions: December 2, 2019. Learn more here. Download the flier here or at the journal website. … Continue reading

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