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Bringing Faiths Together

Bringing Faiths Together

April 20, 2011

In the middle of the Braun Room, closely surrounded by onlookers, Los­ang Samten stood over the colorful sand mandala, which he'd spent the bet­ter part of two days creating, and smiled while others swept it away. The creation, and subsequent ceremonial dismantling, of the mandala was part of the events that took place at Harvard Divinity School April 15–16 to honor the Center for Study of World Religion's golden anniversary.

 The Science of Spiritual Care

The Science of Spiritual Care

December 11, 2013

In 1990, Parameshwaran Ramakrishnan had no idea that he would one day be a divinity school student, let alone that he would find his calling bridging the worlds of spirituality and psychiatry as a multifaith hospital chaplain.

Video: A Celebration of the Humble Sublime

Video: A Celebration of the Humble Sublime

May 5, 2014

On May 5, the Center for the Study of World Religions hosted a celebration of the late Ronald F. Thiemann's work "The Humble Sublime: Secularity and the Politics of Belief."

Searching for the Golden Stool

Searching for the Golden Stool

May 9, 2014

Myth and history are closely intertwined, as both provide significant insight into our beliefs, traditions, and practices.

Choosing a Vocation: An Essay on Agency

Choosing a Vocation: An Essay on Agency

May 11, 2014

There were a couple of things Cristina knew for sure. She did not know which path her life would take, but she knew that either she would get married and establish a family or she would lead a (lay) consecrated life devoted to God

Leslie Hubbard: Expanding Horizons

Leslie Hubbard: Expanding Horizons

May 8, 2014

Meditation and dance teacher, former Buddhist nun, MDiv candidate, and CSWR Assistant Proctor Leslie Hubbard has a knack for looking over a situation, identifying what is missing, and finding a way she can make a contribution.

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