In a feature produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Hindu priest Jayant Bapat, Hinduism teacher Mangalam Vasan, and Tamil scholar Balam Lakshmanan visit an early nineteenth century album of Hindu deities in the National Gallery of Victoria. Read more about Video: Seeing Hindu 'Idols'
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. Read more about Bringing Faiths Together
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.
The sentencing to death of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev promises to ignite a national discussion of capital punishment. Christians weigh in on all sides of the issue, saying that scripture supports their position.