On January 8, 1992, former “comfort women,” concerned individuals, and human rights and feminist activists from various organizations held a protest in Seoul, the capital city of the Republic of Korea (South Korea), during the state visit of Japan’s prime minister Kiichi Miyazawa. They demanded the Japanese government’s official apology to victims-survivors for Japan’s military […]
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The recent Supreme Court ruling on ministerial exception potentially legalizes all manner of bad behavior on the part of religious institutions whose understanding of “all God’s children” is narrow, particular, and biased. First, by defining “minister” so broadly, the court allows religious institutions to declare any person who works within it’s doors and/or ministries as […]
From June 5 to 14, 2012, Harvard Divinity School will host the Seminar on Debates about Religion and Sexuality. This seminar is for scholars, other writers, religious leaders, and public advocates who are working on a first large project in which they hope to change the terms of current debates around religions and sexuality. For […]
Writing for a blog is just like writing an article, a book, or a dissertation except that it isn’t. The act of putting words on a screen (we used to say putting words on paper) is the same, but there the similarities end. Blogging is a unique approach to communication for which graduate school skills […]
Join in the fun of socializing with other feminist scholars in the study of religion and help celebrate this year’s New Scholar Award winners on Friday, November 18 from 8:30pm – 10:30pm. We’ll be at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill Room D. We look forward to seeing you there!
With some trepidation this semester, I created a public blog to be used for assignments in my seminary courses at Drew Theological School. Assigning blogging within the seminary context is still fairly rare. Even more so, is the use of a public blog site, shared between courses at different seminaries. Such pedagogy raises questions about […]