Index to the Third Year

| Future,Past,Present

Thank you as always for checking in with WisdomWordsPPF!  Here is a guide to the past year of blog posts (note that some posts appear in several categories). If you want a guide to the first year (October 2015-October 2016), you can find it here, and a guide to the second year (October 2016-October 2017) […]

Connecting Capitalism, Profit-Making and Ethical Behavior: Examples from Three HDS Alums

| Present

Lest the public views Harvard Divinity School (HDS) as inherently liberal politically and anti-capitalist, a recent article illuminates the many ways in which Harvard faculty, courses, and community have greatly influenced high-powered leaders in the for-profit sector in very meaningful and life-altering ways. The online article by Paul Massari in November 2017 featured the work […]

New Executive Education Program at Harvard Divinity School

| Present

Harvard Divinity School is launching a new executive education program called Making Change. Open to “any individual seeking to expand their positive impact on the world,” this intensive four-day program led by leading scholars and teachers is intended to examine “change and transformation in human history, culture and achievement” from four perspectives: “Individual practices for […]

HarvardX: Online Course on Religious Literacy

| Past,Present

Do you want to learn how to interpret the roles religions play in contemporary and historic contexts? Would you like to explore the internal diversity of various religions? Are you curious about how religions evolve and change and how religions are embedded in all human cultures? If so, you might want to check out “Religious […]

A Close Analysis of the Sexual Harassment Epidemic and Ways to Combat It

| Present

With the accusations against Hollywood film producer and executive Harvey Weinstein coming fast and furious, we are once again confronted by the specter of sexual harassment and assault in the United States. Of course, the situation should not come as a surprise (although sometimes it seems to): within only the past few years, we have […]