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Divinity School Students and Staff Debate Mass. Ballot Questions

November 8, 2016

A group of Divinity School students and staff exchanged differing opinions on the Massachusetts referendum questions on charter school expansion and the legalization of marijuana during a "Religion in the News" event at the Center for the Study of World Religions.

Green Burial

Clooney: Pondering the Meaning of Catholic Burials

November 7, 2016

CSWR director Francis X. Clooney, S.J., writes that, with some imagination, we may be able to find ways to celebrate at death the restoration of the body to the cosmos of which we are all part, without intending any disrespect for the mystery of Christian resurrection.

Guy Stroumsa Christianity and the God of Israel

Video: Christianity and the God of Israel

November 3, 2016

Professor Guy Stroumsa delivered the 2016 Albert and Vera List Fund for Jewish Studies Lecture on the topic “Christianity and the God of Israel: Henri Bergson, Simone Weil, Emmanuel Levinas.”