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WSRP Research Associate Rosalyn R. LaPier delivers a lecture

Video: People, Plants, and Purity

October 25, 2016

WSRP Research Associate Rosalyn LaPier delivered the talk, “People, Plants, and Purity: Blackfeet Women of the O’kan.”

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Video: Religion, Ecology, and Our Planetary Future

October 14, 2016

“Religion, Ecology, and Our Planetary Future” advances the work of understanding and transforming the discourse of religions and ecology for the twenty-first century. The conference marks the twentieth anniversary of the Religions of the World and Ecology Conference series and subsequent book series.

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Harvard's Religious Past

October 24, 2016

Stephen Shoemaker, a lecturer on the study of religion, said it is common for his students to be surprised by the significance of religion in the evolution of Harvard, and he believes part of his mission is to raise that awareness.

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Video: Changing the World from the Inside Out: Multifaith Perspectives on the Inner-Life and Social Justice

October 13, 2016

In what ways does piety and the contemplative life encourage or discourage social change activism? A diverse panel of religious leaders explore how different religious traditions balance inner spiritual development with the mandate to work for economic and social justice for all.

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Video: The Great Bible Experiment: Exploring the Bible in America’s Least Bible-Minded Cities

September 27, 2016

Cities across the northeast are ranked as some of the least Bible-minded cities in America. Both inside and outside the church, people in our region have a lot of issues with the Bible. Rev. Anne Robertson, humanist author Tom Krattenmaker, and Fr. Warren Savage are traveling to New Haven, Albany, Providence, and Boston to help us talk about it in a series of town-hall style discussions

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