Category Archives: Web resource

Ebola: CDC Museum Exhibit considers Religious Responses

Learn more here: Watch this interview with the curator on the faith-based response. (thanks to Professor Ellen Idler for alerting PHRS colleagues of this new exhibit)    

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Pain by Art Scale: Updated

First posted here in 2018, a 2020 LINK UPDATE: Learn more about the use of art in medicine: “What Doctors can Learn from Looking at Art” (Dhruv Khullar, New York Times 2016) Ars Practica: Observation in Practice (a teaching model)

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Global Catholic Health Care: Conference April 17-19, 2020

Learn More (free registration)

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Morality & Global Health: Panel at Harvard Friday Feb 21

Global health in cross-cultural settings can involve numerous complex situations. Many have accused global health practitioners, despite their best intentions, of cultural imperialism due to their imposition of certain (usually Western) norms and worldviews as they attempt to improve health … Continue reading

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Maria Skobtsova Film – Update!

After more than three years in the works, the film, “Love to the End” is available for viewing! This 50-minute documentary, developed by students at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts,  tells the story of Mother … Continue reading

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“Theology and Spiritual Care Beyond Story”

New online talk sponsored by the Spirituality, Theology, and Health Seminar at the University of Durham’s Department of Theology and Religion: Rev. Dr. Chris Swift is a Methodist chaplaincy director in the UK. Learn more here.   ABSTRACT: Stories are … Continue reading

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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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