Boston

2015 Apr 15

Diana Eck Delivers 10th Annual Bullock Lecture at Merrimack College

(All day)

Location: 

North Andover, MA, USA
On Wednesday, April 15th, Prof. Diana Eck, Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard University, delivered the 10th annual Rev. Robert W. Bullock Memorial Lecture at Merrimack College. Her talk was entitled “Religionlines and Colorlines: Religion and Race in Multireligious America" and is available online. 

Death in Boston: Dying, Mourning, and Religious Difference (2014)

This report explores the history and modern practices surrounding death and mourning in Boston's religious communities.

Scholars and critics often point to an American tradition of death and mourning that dominates our culture’s funeral rites. It is at once derided and celebrated: for some, it represents a brutal scheme of extortion and abuse; for others a tasteful way to dispose of the dead.[1] For all, this tradition is a uniquely American event, one with no precedent in either American or Christian religious history.

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2014 Jun 15

Diana Eck and Catherine Cornille Co-Led Seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding

Sun Jun 15 (All day) to Thu Jun 19 (All day)

Professor Diana Eck, Director of the Pluralism Project, and Professor Catherine Cornille, Chair of the Theology Department at Boston College, co-led a four-day seminar on teaching interfaith understanding. The seminar, which was organized by the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and the Council for Independent Colleges, took place at Lesley University with site visits to local religious communities and, a welcome dinner hosted at the Pluralism Project.

Concord Area Humanists

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Address: Concord, MA 01742
Website: http://www.concordareahumanists.org/ http://www.meetup.com/concordareahumanists/ https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/cahumanists

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Greater Worcester Humanists

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Address: P.O. Box 20145, Worcester, MA 01602
Website: http://www.meetup.com/worcesterhumanists/ http://www.worcesterhumanists.org http://www.facebook.com/worcesterhumanists http://www.facebook.com/greaterworcesterhumanists http://twitter.com/GWHumanists

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Vilna Shul

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 September 2018.

Phone: 617-523-2324
Email: jessica@vilnashul.org
Website: http://www.vilnashul.org
History The Vilna Shul began in the 1892, thirteen years after Eastern European Jews began moving to Boston in large numbers. Originally, its members gathered in their homes to pray, and then, in 1906, purchased the Twelfth Baptist Church, located at 45 Phillips Street in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. After... Read more about Vilna Shul

Ganeshe Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2018.

Phone: 617-298-7309
History The Ganeshe Temple, situated in a white two-story home, is simple and plain, yet the story of the community who founded the small temple is complex and vibrant. Established in 1992, it serves as a religious center for Hindus from the Caribbean: most members are immigrants from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, with a smaller number from the South American countries of Guyana and Suriname. Indians of diverse... Read more about Ganeshe Temple

Pagan Awakening

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 July 2014.

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Address: Cambridge, MA 02138
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PaganAwakening http://paganawakening.org/ http://www.witchvox.com/vn/vn_detail/dt_gr.html?a=usma&id=36928

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Bahá'ís of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2018.

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Address: Cambridge, MA 02138
Website: http://cambridgebahai.us

History In the past, the Bahá'í community in Cambridge centered around MIT's Bahá'í community. However, since 2013, the focus of the community has shifted from the university to the Area IV neighborhood in Cambridge. The Cambridge Bahá'í focuses on youth empowerment initiatives. Description of Center  Although the Cambridge... Read more about Bahá'ís of Cambridge, Massachusetts

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