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Defeating Satan at Harvard
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:46pm | Type: Blog

How do you defeat Satan? That was the question the University of Harvard had to answer last week when the Harvard Extension School’s Cultural Studies Club planned a satanic “Black Mass” at the university. ...

My Dad's Worst Day
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Matthew Vines Excerpt from God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines, Convergent Books OURS IS A CHRISTIAN F ...

Donating My Body to Science
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. No animals were tested in the study. Just me. AS A TEST subject in an ongoing medical study, I ...

Your Turn, Harvard
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill McKibben This kind of neutrality is like defending the right of poor and rich alike to sleep beneath bridges. ...

What, Exactly, Is a 'Fatheist'?
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

As the assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Chris Stedman coordinates its “Values in Action” program. In his recent book, “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious,” he te ...

Did Jesus Have a Wife? New Historical Discovery Raises Old Question
Originally Posted: 09/19/2012 - 12:20pm | Type: Blog

A newly revealed piece of papyrus offers fresh evidence that some early Christians believed Jesus was married, according to a Harvard Divinity School professor. Dan Brown, ...

Graduate from Harvard, MIT... for Free?
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 9:35am | Type: Blog

The Boston Globe reports on a new partnership between Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: The Boston Globe reports on a new partnership between ...

Xenophobic Border Watch Groups are Domestic Terrorists
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">On May 30, 2009, a terrorist attack in Arizona ended the lives of two U.S. citizens -- a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter. On Ma ...

Democratization: Another Mountain to Climb in Egypt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

There is a Haitian proverb that says after every mountain, there is another mountain. There is a Haitian proverb that says after every mountain, there is another mountain. We work ...

'Gentrification Kills': Confronted by the Writing on the Wall
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/100714-gentrification-kills.jpg"></a>Every morning I walk to my job -- from my neighborhood that sits on a hill along the edge of Howard Univ ...

Listeners
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Last month, at the height of the media coverage of the most recent sex abuse crisis, Father Francis Clooney, a professor at Harvard Divinity School and Director of the Center for the Study of Wor ...

Faith Beyond Belief: Dogma Without Deeds is Dead
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

In a recent interview with <em>Commonweal </em>magazine, renowned Catholic theologian David Tracy argued that theological discourse, with its accompanying jargon and disputes about certain doctrina ...

Listening for the Call to Service
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>After college I completed a year of service with <a href="http://www.publicallies.org/site/c.liKUL3PNLvF/b.3158921/k.D04A/New_York.htm">Public Allies New York,</a> an <a href= ...

Video: An Interview with Michael Sandel on Civil Dialogue in the Struggle for Justice
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Sandel, Harvard Professor and author of the new book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0374180652?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=so ...

The Professor and the Police Officer Got Trapped in the 'Script'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I have been away for the last couple of weeks, first for a family wedding and reunion on a lake in northern Michigan, and then at the Chautauqua conference center in rural New York state. ...