Faculty News and Research

Portrait of Pope John XII

The Real Young Pope

January 17, 2017

HBO's "The Young Pope," has renewed interest in the actual youngest pope. Professor Kevin Madigan offers insight to TIME magazine.

Harvey Cox

Harvey Cox's Radicalism

January 5, 2017

The Nation magazine examines how Professor Harvey Cox has played a profound role in shaping liberal Christianity in America.

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The Torah and Philosophy

January 5, 2017

Professor Jon Levenson writes on the great rewards and grave dangers that come from a philosophical investigation of the Torah.

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Finding and Losing Wisdom in Tagore's Gitanjali

January 4, 2017

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, discusses finding, losing, and again finding wisdom in Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali.

Diane Moore

When Journalism Meets Religion

December 8, 2016

Through the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative, Senior Lecturer Diane Moore hopes to enhance understanding of religions to undercut bigotry and prejudice.

Fear Among Some Immigrants

Fear Among Some Immigrants

November 10, 2016

As for the United States-Mexico relationship, Trump’s presidency poses a serious risk to the advances made during the Obama years, says Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.

Professor Frank Clooney

Jesus, the End Time, and Donald Trump

November 14, 2016

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religion, writes about the outcome of the recent presidential election and says that Jesus teaches us to stand firm in times of crisis.

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