Academic Lectures and Discussions

Prison

At HDS, 'Moral Outrage' and Mass Incarceration

March 29, 2017

During a panel event at the Divinity School, experts in criminal justice policy discussed the racial, moral, and ethical implications of mass incarceration in the United States.

Robert C. Neville delivers the Annual Comparative Theology Lecture

Video: Religion-Specific or Trans-Religious?

March 6, 2017

In CSWR's Annual Comparative Theology Lecture, Robert C. Neville, Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology at the Boston University School of Theology, discusses the nature of comparative theology and the different approaches one could take: being grounded in a home tradition versus using a comparative approach to inform one’s own ideas about religion.

Associate Dean Dudley Rose, center, at a panel on religious freedom. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Fraught Moment for Religious Freedom

February 1, 2017

Those who cherish the nation’s tradition of religious freedom should be alarmed by President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees, two Harvard Divinity School faculty members warned.

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