Center for the Study of World Religions Visiting Scholar Sasha Dehghani provides an introduction to the life and writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1817–1892), with a focus on the principle of unity in its diverse forms of expression on the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.
Dr. Anna Sun, HDS Berggruen Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College gives a lecture based on her research project for the year, “The Logic of Prayer in Contemporary China.”
Larycia Hawkins, Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at University of Virginia, discussed the meaning of solidarity in the context of political and theological spaces during the 2017 Greeley Lecture for Peace and Social Justice.
In CSWR's Annual Comparative Theology Lecture, Robert C. Neville, Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology at the Boston University School of Theology, discusses the nature of comparative theology and the different approaches one could take: being grounded in a home tradition versus using a comparative approach to inform one’s own ideas about religion.
“Religion, Ecology, and Our Planetary Future” advances the work of understanding and transforming the discourse of religions and ecology for the twenty-first century. The conference marks the twentieth anniversary of the Religions of the World and Ecology Conference series and subsequent book series.