Excerpt from Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood by Claire Hoffman, AMʼ05.
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.
Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.
Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.
UChicago anesthesiologist Shakeela Hassan advocates for the healing force of interfaith music and human sound.
Surviving Charlie Hebdo journalist Zineb El Rhazoui says not everyone can be Charlie.
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.
Benjamin Elijah Mays, AM’25, PhD’35, was the conscience of the civil rights movement.
Philosopher Martha Nussbaum advocates a return to America’s founding religious tolerance.