Ten years in the making, the most recent book by Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies, endeavors to "stand next to my colleagues from a Buddhist world," as she puts it, and "watch with empathy and care as they attempt to carve out a space for medical learning"... Read more about Being Human in a Buddhist World
Pope Francis's much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, issued June 18, was received with both relief and concern, as it raised important questions to all of us—Christian or not, Catholic or otherwise.
Francis's 184-page document (PDF) had several purposes. First, it was meant to legitimize the Church's worldwide role in relation to climate change and other environmental problems. It presented itself as an appeal to humanity issued by one of its most...
In 1990, Parameshwaran Ramakrishnan had no idea that he would one day be a divinity school student, let alone that he would find his calling bridging the worlds of spirituality and psychiatry as a multifaith hospital chaplain.
After completing the review process for over 300 paper proposals submitted to the 2013 "Ways of Knowing: GraduateConference on Religion," I am happy to announce that 120 graduate students and early-career scholars will gather to present their research at the second annual conference... Read more about Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion 2013