On Thursday, Dec. 8, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, lamented the dearth of good religion journalism in an NPR interview with Terry Gross. On the very same day, the Times's religion reporter, Laurie Goodstein, echoed his concerns at the Religious Literacy in Journalism symposium at HDS.
Part of the Religions and the Practice of Peace Colloquium Dinner Series, this event was held on October 6, 2016, and featured 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist, trained social worker, and women’s rights advocate.
The Nigerian lawyer and activist Hauwa Ibrahim, formerly a lecturer at HDS and a research associate of the School’s Women’s Studies in Religion Program (WSRP), spoke in New York recently on Mother’s Without Borders: Steering Youth Away from Violent Extremism. The text of her talk—abridged and edited for clarity—follows below. Read more about "What Went Wrong So Bad?"
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was exercising on a treadmill when she received a call notifying her that she would soon become the next mayor of Baltimore. What the call didn’t explain was how her leadership abilities would be repeatedly tested. Read more about Spiritually Resilient Leadership
Charles Stang, HDS Professor of Early Christian Thought, discusses his recent publication, Our Divine Double. Gregory Shaw (Stonehill College) and Benjamin Dunning (Fordham University) serve as respondents. Read more about Video: Our Divine Double
Filmmaker Artemis Joukowsky, HDS professor Kevin Madigan, Amber Moulton of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, and Sana Mustafa, an activist and Syrian refugee discuss Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War and place the Sharps’ efforts in a larger historical context of modern refugee crises. HDS professor Dan McKanan moderated the discussion. Read more about Video: The Sharps’ War—A Panel Discussion