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Graham Harvey

Video: We Have Always Been Animists

November 7, 2019

Graham Harvey, professor of religious studies at The Open University (UK), discusses animism and how our relations are damaged by ongoing efforts to separate (human) culture from ‘nature’ and humans from other species.

Leah Penniman

Video: Farming While Black

September 17, 2019

Author, activist, and farmer Leah Penniman discusses the movement for food sovereignty and building a food system based on justice, dignity, and abundance for all members of our community.

Chris Berlin, second from right, leads a group meditation in Emerson Chapel.

Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

August 13, 2019

Today, mindfulness meditation can be found everywhere from schools to prisons to sports teams.

The trendy fitness apparel company Lululemon is now advertising mindful clothing for men. There’s also Mindful Meats, Mindful Mints, and Sherwin-Williams sells a paint color they call Mindful Gray. There’s even Mindful Mayo, which you can buy at your local Whole Foods for $5.99.... Read more about Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

susan howe

Video: Concordance: An Evening with Susan Howe

April 24, 2019

Award-winning American poet Susan Howe visited Harvard Divinity School on April 24 to speak about the binding together of freedom and law, spontaneity and habit, as occasions for awakening a reader to the exaltation of spirit in process. Crossing the guarded borders between image and word, individual and community, history and the present, poetry provides an opening to the transcendent order that chance makes possible.... Read more about Video: Concordance: An Evening with Susan Howe

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