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News & Events

11.06.2006 Audio

This lecture was delivered by Carol B. Duncan, PhD (Wilfrid Laurier University), Research Associate and Visiting Associate Professor of Religion and Society.

The 'Sympathetic' Study of World Religions: Peril and Promise
11.03.2006 Video

This event celebrated the history of the study of world religions, and the publication of John B. Carman and Kathryn Dodgson's Community and Colloquy: The Center for the Study of World Religions,...

Buddhist Arts of Ministry and Leadership – Bernie Glassman
10.24.2006 Video

Roshi Bernie Glassman, teacher of Zen Buddhism and founder of the Zen Peacemakers organization, delivers the first in a series of four lectures during the 2006-07 academic year, organized in...

The Problematics of Buddhism, Society, and the State in Thailand
10.23.2006 Audio

This panel situated Buddhadasa within contesting views of Thai Buddhism in the broader context of Thai society and politics.

The Pedagogical Image: The Gendered Body, Greco-Roman Statuary, and the Early Christian Imagination
10.23.2006 Video

A talk by  Laura Nasrallah, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity. Student respondents are Charles Stang, Rachel Smith, and Bob Davis.

Strange Fruit: The Cross and the Lynching Tree
10.19.2006 Video

James Cone, Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary, delivered the 2006 Ingersoll Lecture on October 19, 2006.

10.15.2006 News Story

In the wake of 9/11, Valarie Kaur was faced with the challenge of soliciting emotional stories of backlash and prejudice against her own religious community.

The Mists of Ramanna: The Legend That Was Lower Burma
10.13.2006 Audio

Michael Aung-Thwin is Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This lecture presented work from his groundbreaking new book The Mists of Ramanna (University of...

Credible and Non-Credible Models for Mediating Between Biology and Theories of Altruism
10.12.2006 Video

On October 12, 2006, Visiting Professor of Science and Religion Philip Clayton presented the seventh in a series of lectures sponsored by the Evolution and Theology of Cooperation Project at...

09.20.2006 News Story

At HDS's 191st Convocation, Davíd Carrasco challenged the incoming HDS class to strive for excellence and understanding through a dedication to diversity.