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CrossFit

Spiritual Communities and the Boutique Fitness Craze

January 7, 2016

MDiv candidate Angela Thurston appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the findings she and fellow MDiv candidate Casper ter Kuile made in their report "How We Gather," which examines how religiously unaffiliated millennials are building spiritual communities in America.

Millerites and the End of the World

Millerites and the End of the World

October 23, 2015

The world didn't end in 1843. Professor David Holland explains the end-of-times prediction from a Pittsfield, Massachusetts-born preacher that grew into a following known as the Millerites, and how it led to the launching of a new movement that came to be known as the Seventh-day Adventists.

Francis X. Clooney

An 11-year Vigil to Redefine Church

October 16, 2015

CSWR director and Parkman Professor of Divinity Francis X. Clooney, S.J., discusses the recent court ruling against those holding vigil in a closed Scituate, Massachusetts church.

Pope Francis. / Photo: Getty

Harvey Cox: How to Subvert Pope Francis' Visit

September 30, 2015

Now that Pope Francis has returned to Rome after his unforgettable visit to the United States, Professor Harvey Cox has taken time to reflect on what it was that made him uncomfortable about it.

Pope Francis Versus Americanism

Pope Francis Versus Americanism

September 22, 2015

During his visit to the U.S., in addition to making history as the first pope to address Congress and parading through Central Park, Pope Francis will encounter a constituency that is deeply divided and far more "Americanist" than the one that Pope Leo XIII condemned 100 years ago.