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Religion and Public Life Announces 2021-22 Fellows

June 14, 2021
Religion and Public Life at Harvard Divinity School announced its 2021-22 fellows. This inaugural cohort of expert practitioners bring deep expertise and social justice commitments to a range of professions (government, education, journalism, organizing, and media and entertainment) and issues (racial justice, climate change, immigration advocacy, and Native and Indigenous rights).
Professor Frank Clooney standing in the CSWR. Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Gazette

Spirit Matters: Francis X. Clooney

June 9, 2021
Professor Francis X. Clooney speaks about comparative religion, the value of learning from other traditions, and his experience as a Catholic priest engaged with Hinduism.
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Video: Affirming Personal Agency in Discussions on Abuse of Power in Alternative Spiritual Spaces

June 9, 2021

Program for the Evolution of Spirituality director and HDS Professor Dan McKanan was joined by New Religious Movement scholars Dr. Erin Prophet and Jessica Pratezina to discuss approaches to conversations and scholarship around spiritual harm while affirming personal agency.... Read more about Video: Affirming Personal Agency in Discussions on Abuse of Power in Alternative Spiritual Spaces

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Black And Buddhist

The authors of the new anthology, Black & Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation & Freedom, engage the question: What can Buddhism offer African Americans who want to be emotionally resilient in a context they cannot singlehandedly change?

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