In 2001, the Pluralism Project embarked on a new initiative to convene and cultivate Women’s Networks in Multireligious America. This first consultation of religious advocacy organizations, recognized that women rarely held formal leadership positions, but played critical roles within the community. The common concerns of religious women represented important opportunities for collaboration, yet their voices were rarely heard within the public conversation, or the traditional structures of interfaith dialogue. This event was first in a series of multi-religious...
Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center for a panel and discussion with the following panelists:
Diana Eck, Professor, Harvard University; Director, The Pluralism Project
Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core
Jennifer Peace, Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School
Rabbi Or Rose, Director, The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership, Hebrew College
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Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Friday, October 13 at 3 pm, Longfellow Hall
All are welcome to attend a celebration of Brendan Randall's life this Friday, October 13 at 3 pm in Eliot Lyman, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. A reception will follow in the Reading Room of Gutman Library, just across the street.
Brendan's family has requested that those who... Read more about Celebration of Brendan Randall's Life
Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join the Pluralism Project as it convenes religious, interfaith and civic leaders of Greater Boston for a roundtable discussion on what resources, skills, and help communities can offer one another in these increasingly tense times. Collaborators at the event include civic leaders, leaders of Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Sikh communities in the greater Boston area, and leaders of some of the interfaith and multicultural councils that have become something of a rapid-response team following incidents of threat, bias, or hate. The Pluralism Project will use insights gleaned from this... Read more about Roundtable Discussion: Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston
Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop offered an opportunity for Boston-based academics, ministers, ministers-in-training, and other leaders to develop tools for a Christian ministry that is effectively grounded in the complex issues and urgent realities of an increasingly multi-religious city.
This workshop, made possible through generous funding from the Louisville Institute and the Carpenter Foundation, sought to offer participants a way to engage directly with the religious diversity of greater Boston, and to enrich their own ministries and work through these... Read more about Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop (2009)
The Pluralism Project co-hosted a reception for the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group reception at the 2015 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The reception was held on Saturday, November 21st from 7-9pm and took place in the Westin Savannah C.
The reception was hosted jointly by the Interfaith Youth Core, the Center for Jewish, Christian and Islamic Studies (JCIS) at Chicago Theological Seminary, the Center for Inter-Religious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE) at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College, the Institute for Islamic,... Read more about Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Reception at the 2015 AAR Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
The United States has been described as a nation of immigrants, but refugee and diaspora communities have come under close scrutiny in recent months. The World Faiths Development Dialogue, with support from the GHR Foundation, has undertaken a pilot project in partnership with Harvard University’s Pluralism Project in early 2015. Its goal was to explore the religious lives of refugees who settle in the US to better understand how religious communities, traditions, networks, or personal faith affect their adaptation and community-building in... Read more about Religion and Resettlement: The role of religion in diaspora communities in the US
The Pluralism Project was invited to co-curate Issue 17 of the Journal of Interreligious Studies. Scholars and practitioners were invited to respond to theme: the "Problems and Promise of Pluralism." Assistant Director Whittney Barth served as guest editor and collaborator with JIRS staff. This and other issues of the Journal of Inter-Religious Studies are available online.
On Sunday, March 22nd, the Pluralism Project hosted a screening and panel discussion of the film Of Many at the Cambridge Public Library.
About the film Of Many: Set against the dramatic backdrop of violence in the Middle East and the tension between Jewish and Muslim students on college campuses, Of Many focuses on... Read more about Of Many Screening and Discussion (Religion Refocused Series)
On February 3, 2016, an exhibit entitled "The Pluralism Project at Twenty Five: Challenge and Promise" opened at the Andover Harvard Theological School Library. The exhibit was curated by Pluralism Project Research Associate and HDS student Maggie Krueger with assistance from Pluralism Project Assistant Director Whittney Barth and members of the Andover Harvard Theological Library staff. The exhibit features the history, resources, and networks of the Pluralism Project from its founding to the present and celebrates the contributions of students and affiliates from around the country.
The... Read more about The Pluralism Project at Twenty Five: Challenge and Promise