Fifteen years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Americans have grown aware not only of the danger of terrorism but also of the reality that their nation is far less white, Christian and European than it used to be.
Hate crimes in America have picked up steam since a massacre at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee shocked the world more than three years ago. But outreach groups are using lessons from the Sikh faith to help prevent further tragedies.
If newcomers to Boston need to find a place of worship, a quick Google search can reveal some options, be it mosque, temple or church. But for a more holistic view of the Hub’s spiritual resources, Harvard University's Pluralism Project is had to beat.
At Hamilton, research into how the city of Utica and its flourishing refugee population affect one another has been going on for over a decade. This summer Shannon Boley ’17 and Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies Brent Plate are stu