Religion News Service posted a piece from PBS Video exploring the role of social media in grief and death. Interviews include Carla Sofka, a professor of social work at Siena College and author of the book Dying, Death, and Grief in an Online Universe: Cyberspace just gives us a new place to grieve, a new […]
Day: January 27, 2016
Wendy Cadge, author of Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine and a sociology professor at Brandeis University, has written a piece in Religion & Politics responding to Martin Doblmeier’s 2015 documentary Chaplains: On the Front Lines of Faith, including a historical perspective on chaplains in D.C. government: Many Americans know little about chaplains, […]
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day – this year’s theme is “Don’t Stand By.” Following are some reflections and commentary on the day. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, speaks to our shared responsibility as accomplices in both evil and good in his message: Holocaust Memorial Day compels us to confront the reality of our capacity to commit […]
…a good reminder to us all that when it comes to the interlocking oppressions of gender, status, and religious power, liberation may take multiple attempts.