Robin Coste Lewis, National Book Award winner and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will give a talk and reading at the inaugural event in the Poetry, Philosophy, and Religion series at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. Her lecture, titled "Boarding the Voyage: The Archive as Altar, Research as Ritual," will explore how research and literary efforts toward social change can transform from scholarly engagement into acts of communal devotion. More particularly, it will...
Beginning on April 24 and running through November 3rd, the Center will host an exhibit of photographs showcasing the hidden sacred spaces of the Boston area. On May 9th, from 9:30AM-11:00AM, the Center will host a reception featuring the organizers briefly speaking about this project.... Read more about Boston’s Hidden Sacred Spaces
As the year is winding down, and summer beckons, some Harvard faculty generously shared some books that they have read and re-read. Frank Clooney, our Director, contributed to this piece in the Harvard Gazette with a brief reflection on the Bible. You can read the piece in its entirety here.
Matthew Weinstein, a second-year master of divinity degree candidate, spoke to Professor Clooney, one of the world’s leading experts on comparative theology, about his tenure as director of the Center and the role it has had and can have within Harvard and the wider world.... Read more about The CSWR Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow