Faculty and Research

Constance Buchanan

Constance Buchanan Dies at 73; Gave Women Voice in Religion

October 15, 2020
Former WSRP director Constance Buchanan "was hired to be a bridge between the righteous anger of the young radical feminists in the divinity school classrooms, and the millennia of theological education that had been exclusively in the hands of men," said Ann Braude, current WSRP director.
Laura Tuach

How to Mourn, Find Meaning in the Deaths of 200,000

September 30, 2020

Some of us might feel guilty about grieving, especially if we haven’t actually lost someone to COVID-19. But as we are all grieving the lost rhythms of our daily lives as well as our feelings of familiarity and safety, gratitude can help us build resiliency and look to the future.

The recent media mentions below remind us that, as we muddle along, both grief and gratitude can exist together.... Read more about How to Mourn, Find Meaning in the Deaths of 200,000

Person on dock in shadow by Boston Globe

As We Adjust to a New Normal, Lessons in Grief and Gratitude

September 29, 2020
"But when you are grieving, you need to allow space for that to happen. Parents are so busy right now. Even the notion that they would have a few minutes to feel something feels radical to me, as someone who is trained in the reflective art of noticing feelings,” said Laura Tuach, associate director of field education and Instructor in Ministry Studies.
WSRP Research Associate Georgette Ledgister

Building Relationships That Matter

September 25, 2020

Georgette Ledgister, Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and African Religions and a 2020-21 Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate, discusses issues of storytelling and relationship and community building with NPR affiliate Blue Ridge Public Radio.

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