Religion

Fall/16

Excerpt from Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood by Claire Hoffman, AMʼ05.

Fall/16

The Transcendental Meditation movement’s goals were utopian but life for its followers wasn’t always blissful, Claire Hoffman, AM’05, writes in a new memoir.

11.06.2015

Rev. Alexander Sharp, MDiv’96, on Clergy for a New Drug Policy.
July–Aug/15

Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.

06.29.2015

A look at how, over the last two weeks, religion has been portrayed as relevant, crucial, destructive, and, as witnessed to in a Charleston church, sometimes grace-filled.
May–June/15

Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.

May–June/15

UChicago anesthesiologist Shakeela Hassan advocates for the healing force of interfaith music and human sound.

03.10.2015

Surviving Charlie Hebdo journalist Zineb El Rhazoui says not everyone can be Charlie.

Spring–Summer/14

Graduate student Samuel Perry blends spirituality and sociology.
Nov–Dec/13

To approach religion with intellectual rigor, says Divinity School dean Margaret Mitchell, AM’82, PhD’89, is to play with fire. She stokes the embers.

Jan–Feb/13

Benjamin Elijah Mays, AM’25, PhD’35, was the conscience of the civil rights movement.

Nov–Dec/12

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum advocates a return to America’s founding religious tolerance.