Ahmed Ragab, Richard T. Watson Associate Professor of Science and Religion at HDS, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on November 27, 2018.... Read more about We Endure
From Baghdad to Cairo to Edirne, hospitals were major and integral components of medieval and early modern Islamic cities. But what role did they play in these cities and their societies? In this podcast, Professor Ahmed Ragab examines the history and significance of hospitals in Mamluk Egypt and Syria.
Pope Francis's much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, issued June 18, was received with both relief and concern, as it raised important questions to all of us—Christian or not, Catholic or otherwise.
Francis's 184-page document (PDF) had several purposes. First, it was meant to legitimize the Church's worldwide role in relation to climate change and other environmental problems. It presented itself as an appeal to humanity issued by one of its most...
HDS professor Ahmed Ragab, the director of the Science, Religion, and Culture program, moderated a panel of experts who discussed the return of measles and explored the legal, ethical, and public health issues surrounding childhood vaccination.