Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religion, writes about the outcome of the recent presidential election and says that Jesus teaches us to stand firm in times of crisis.
As for the United States-Mexico relationship, Trump’s presidency poses a serious risk to the advances made during the Obama years, says Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.
Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, cites Martin Luther King and Dostoyevsky in assessing the changes across the American and global landscapes following the presidential election. Read more about For President Trump, The Road Ahead
Matthew Potts, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, wrote the following homily following the results of the 2016 election. Professor Potts is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and has served several parishes in Massachusetts.Read more about After the Election, Seeking Out the Lost
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.
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.
As a Native American scholar of environmental history and religious studies, HDS visiting professor Rosalyn R. LaPier is often asked what Native American leaders mean when they say that certain landscapes are “sacred places” or “sacred sites.”