Nine Evolutionary Myths: The Closing of the Darwinian Mind?

Lecture by Simon Conway Morris, University of Cambridge. 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of his groundbreaking work, Life’s Solution: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe.

‚ÄúScience thrives on two themes: predictability and the sense that there is still work to be […]

Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty

A lecture by Susan Crawford Sullivan, College of the Holy Cross, on her new book. Sullivan’s book was awarded the 2012 best new book prize from the Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological Association.
“In Sullivan’s wonderfully detailed and […]

Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine

Wendy Cadge’s second book, Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine, looks at the ways hospital caregivers, particularly chaplains, think and talk about religion and religious diversity in their daily work. Cadge will respond to comments from Elizabeth Mitchell […]

Becoming Human: Community, Compassion, Conflict and the Inference of Religion in Human Evolution

Over the last two million years members of the genus Homo (humans) underwent significant changes in brains, bodies, and behavior and created a new niche, a new way of being in the world. A primary characteristic of this niche is […]