In a feature produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Hindu priest Jayant Bapat, Hinduism teacher Mangalam Vasan, and Tamil scholar Balam Lakshmanan visit an early nineteenth century album of Hindu deities in the National Gallery of Victoria. Read more about Video: Seeing Hindu 'Idols'
When describing himself and his academic studies, doctoral student Axel Takács makes a certain, subtle distinction: "I don't want to say I study comparative theology," he says. "To say that I am studying to become a comparative theologian is a better way to look at it." Read more about Axel Takács: Becoming a Comparative Theologian
For Kalpana Jain, it is all about the power of voice. An investigative journalist from India—and a former Harvard Nieman Fellow in global health reporting—Jain has devoted her working life to giving voice to the voiceless by delving into social issues too often ignored or dismissed. Read more about Kalpana Jain: Empowering Voices
There were a couple of things Cristina knew for sure. She did not know which path her life would take, but she knew that either she would get married and establish a family or she would lead a (lay) consecrated life devoted to God: Read more about Choosing a Vocation: An Essay on Agency
Myth and history are closely intertwined, as both provide significant insight into our beliefs, traditions, and practices. Any form of nation building involves mythmaking in the production of a revitalized past pertinent to the present. Read more about Searching for the Golden Stool
Meditation and dance teacher, former Buddhist nun, MDiv candidate, and CSWR Assistant Proctor Leslie Hubbard has a knack for looking over a situation, identifying what is missing, and finding a way she can make a contribution. Read more about Leslie Hubbard: Expanding Horizons