Category Archives: Yale Religion

Was Jesus a Revolutionary?


Professor Erika Helgen discusses how liberation theology combines religion with politics, its idea that Jesus was a political revolutionary, and whether Pope Francis supports the movement.

The Quadcast: How Digital Media Influences Religion


Angela Gorrell of the Yale Center For Faith and Culture discusses the trend of digital fasting, how Jesus would use Twitter, and if social media helps or harms religious community and practice.

The Quadcast: What Can Business and Religion Learn from Each Other?


Yale Divinity School Professor Sarah Drummond discusses the relationship between business and religion, how business and faith leaders can successfully implement change, and reorienting the leadership of the Catholic Church.

The Quadcast – Digital devotion: Christianity online

Yale Divinity School Professor Teresa Berger discusses how digital media is fostering online faith communities and religious practice. She weighs in on the possibility of God working through Wi-Fi and whether social media should be required for church leaders in the twenty-first century.

Eight Decades of Women at Yale Divinity School

Opening ceremony of the “Eight Decades of Women at YDS” celebration, Oct. 11, 2010.
Speakers include Talitha Arnold ’80 M.Div., Women’s Reunion Chair; Harold Attridge, the Rev. Henry L. Slack Dean of Yale Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament; Margaret Farley ’73 Ph.D., the Gilbert L. Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics; Joan Forsberg’53 B.D., former Associate Dean of Students and Women’s Advocate; Emilie Townes, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology

Rehabilitating Human Sacrifice in a Christian Context

The Liturgy Symposium Series is presented by the Institute of Sacred Music. The series features liturgical scholars and practitioners selected by the chair of the Program on Liturgical Studies, Bryan Spinks. The talk focuses on the role of Christ’s passion in the liturgical imagination at the moment when Christianity first met the peoples of the New World (and vice versa), specifically, the indigenous cultures of central Mexico.