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Spirituality, Religion, Medicine: Coming Soon

For more about the editors’ work and the broader vision behind this book, visit the Harvard University Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality. UPDATE: Journal of Religion and Health Book review Advertisements

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Disabilities – Religion Collaborative

This is just one of a number of academic and pastoral resources related to thinking about disability issues as they relate to religion, past and present. See also, for example: https://www.facebook.com/theologydisability/ http://www.aaiddreligion.org/newsletter National Collaborative on Faith and┬áDisability Working Group for … Continue reading

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Refugee Tales 2

Worth. Reading.

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Equality: The Road Less Traveled (Paul Hunt)

learn more from human rights lawyer, Paul Hunt

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Bread and Pigs: What it (really) meant to feed ancient Rome

Delighted to see a wonderful article on the Roman annona by the inestimable Professor Michele Saltzman, “From a Classical to a Christian City: Civic Euergetism and Charity in Late Antique Rome,” published in February in the new journal, Studies in … 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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Do you know about ReMeDHe?

Just back from some very exciting sessions with ReMeDHe: Working Group for Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity–an amazing group of scholars in late antiquity who focus on health & disability narratives! The group is co-directed by Professors … Continue reading

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