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Religious Literacy: Critical for Both Secular and Faith-Inspired Humanitarian INGOs

March 31, 2017

Both secular and faith-inspired international humanitarian organizations would benefit from a higher level of religious literacy to understand the religious dimensions of the contexts in which they work, concludes a new report by researchers from Oxfam and the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School. Read more about Religious Literacy: Critical for Both Secular and Faith-Inspired Humanitarian INGOs

Professor Ousmane Kane. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

A Deeper Sense of Muslim Africa

March 29, 2017

The Harvard Gazette interviewed Professor Ousmane Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the world’s MuslimsOn April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."

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At HDS, 'Moral Outrage' and Mass Incarceration

March 29, 2017

During a panel event at the Divinity School, experts in criminal justice policy discussed the racial, moral, and ethical implications of mass incarceration in the United States.

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