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Rosalyn R. LaPier

Visiting Professor Helps Organize March for Science

April 6, 2017

Rosalyn LaPier, a Visiting Professor and Research Associate with the Women's Studies in Religion Program, is a member of the steering committee for the March for Science taking place April 22.

HDS professor Diane Moore, MDiv '84

HDS Faculty Weighs in on Indoctrination Claim

April 5, 2017

Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project, provides insight to Politifact, which examined a claim that the U.S. Education Department introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools.

2017 Stendahl Symposium

Video: 2017 Stendahl Symposium

April 4, 2017

The 2017 Stendahl Symposium honored student papers on the theme of “Resisting Hegemonies: Understanding Multiplicity in a World of Difference.”

Charles Stang

Charles Stang Named Director of Center for the Study of World Religions

April 4, 2017

Charles Stang, Professor of Early Christian Thought, has been appointed the next director of the Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) at Harvard Divinity School, beginning July 1. He will succeed Francis X. Clooney, S.J., Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology, who is stepping down after leading the Center for seven years.

Humanitarian action

Religious Literacy: Critical for Both Secular and Faith-Inspired Humanitarian INGOs

March 31, 2017

Both secular and faith-inspired international humanitarian organizations would benefit from a higher level of religious literacy to understand the religious dimensions of the contexts in which they work, concludes a new report by researchers from Oxfam and the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School.

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