Religion and culture

Charles Stang, HDS professor and CSWR director

Charlie Stang on Keeping the Faith

August 17, 2018
Professor Charlie Stang, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, talks about how he formed his Christian identity, discovering his love of Ashkenazi food, and the challenge of finding good babka in Israel.
Portrait of Pope John XII

The Real Young Pope

January 17, 2017

HBO's "The Young Pope," has renewed interest in the actual youngest pope. Professor Kevin Madigan offers insight to TIME magazine.

Voting booth

Divinity School Students and Staff Debate Mass. Ballot Questions

November 8, 2016

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.

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