WSRP 2017–18 Research Associate Avital Davidovich-Eshed, PhD (Bar Ilan University), Visiting Lecturer in Women's Studies and Judaism, delivers her talk, "Enclosed Gardens Revealed: The Concept of Virginity in Medieval Jewish Culture."
Mark D. Jordan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought (HDS) and Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Faculty of Arts and Sciences), discusses his recent publication, Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas. James Keenan, S.J. (BC) and David Decosimo (BU) serve as respondents.
The Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration Conference gathers scholars of various disciplines, activists, organizers, and formerly incarcerated persons and places them in conversation with each other. This conference is a critical study of carceral punishment, especially as it relates to questions of Christian thought and practice, and to provoke awareness and activism around incarceration in America.... Read more about Video: Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration
In the first installment of the 2017–18 Divinity Dialogues series, graduates Willie Bodrick II, MDiv ’14; Tracy Howe Wispelwey, MDiv ’12; and Jalane Schmidt, MDiv '96, AM ’05, PhD ’05, shared reflections on their activism related to the August 12 events in Charlottesville and beyond, as a means of exploring the idea of public voice.... Read more about Video: Divinity Dialogues: Public Voice and Charlottesville