Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., the director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, continues his exegesis on Islam with a moving discourse on the meaning of compassion and mercy found in the Quran.
On Wednesday, November 14, Mariam Goshadze, a PhD candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion, delivered a presentation on the politics of religious sound in Ghana's capital, Accra. Mariam's talk covered her pre-dissertation fieldwork in Ghana throughout the summers of 2014 and 2015.
To contextualize her research interests, Mariam first talked about the religious landscape of Accra. In the contemporary framework, Christianity is the religion of the majority. Among the different denominations available to followers, the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement is the most...
On Monday, November 16, Matthew Potts, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies at HDS,discussed his recent book, Cormac McCarthy and the Signs of Sacrament: Literature, Theology, and the Moral of Stories, at the Center for the Study of World Religions.... Read more about Cormac McCarthy and the Signs of Sacrament