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William James and Josiah Royce - Responses to the Keynote Address
05.25.2007 Video

John J. McDermott is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M.

05.18.2007 News Story Harvard Crimson

A self-proclaimed hippie with a never-settled quest for religious understanding, Philip Clayton—a visiting professor this year at the Harvard Divinity School (HDS)—has spent the past year...

Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution
05.14.2007 Video

A panel discussion on the recent publication of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Bhakti versus Hindutva
04.30.2007 Audio

A luncheon seminar with Gail Omvedt, senior fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum in Delhi, India, one in a series of seminars on the theme "Whose Religion? Which Morality? Conflict and Authority in...

Science, Beauty, and God: Reflections on the Meanings of Scientific Discovery
04.24.2007 Video

On April 24, 2007, Lenn E. Goodman, Professor of Philosophy and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Vanderbilt University presented this talk on Judaism and science.

Buddhism and Science: Tibetan and Zen Buddhist Perspectives
04.20.2007 Video

On April 20, 2007, Georges B. Dreyfus, Professor of Religion at Williams College, and Eshin Nishimura, former president of Hanazono University, Kyoto, Japan, each spoke, with a Q&A moderated...

This Is Not a Religious Experience: Muslims in the West and the Specter of Extermination
04.18.2007 Video

On April 18, 2007, the William James Lecture on Religious Experience was delivered by Ghassan Hage, Visiting Associate Professor of World Religions and CSWR Research Associate.

From Periphery to Center: Pentecostal Christianity and the Retreat of the Secular State in Africa
04.16.2007 Audio

A luncheon seminar with Simeon Ilesanmi, Associate Professor and director of graduate studies, Wake Forest University

Panel Discussion: "Religious Studies and Global Understanding"
04.12.2007 Video

Ronald F. Thiemann, Bussey Professor of Theology, led a panel discussion on HDS programs that provide perspectives on religion and globalism.

Panel Discussion on Evolution, Cooperation, and Gender
04.12.2007 Video

On April 12, 2007, Kevin Foster (Harvard University), Evelyn Fox Keller (MIT), M. Christian Green (Harvard Divinity School), and Joan Roughgarden (Stanford University) participated in this...