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Pluralism Project Case Study Protagonist Mayor Dean Koldenhoven Addresses Students at the Center for the Study of World Religions

On the afternoon of November 5, 2007, Mayor Dean Koldenhoven, former mayor of Palos Heights, Illinois spoke with a gathering of about thirty Harvard students at the Center for the Study of World Religions. He is the protagonist in the forthcoming case study, “A Mosque in Palos Heights.” Many of the students who attended this event were part of Dr. Eck’s “Religion in Multicultural America: Case Studies in Religious Pluralism” course this semester, where this case study was examined.

Diana Eck Delivers 10th Annual Bullock Lecture at Merrimack College

On Wednesday, April 15th, Prof. Diana Eck, Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard University, delivered the 10th annual Rev. Robert W. Bullock Memorial Lecture at Merrimack College. Her talk was entitled “Religionlines and Colorlines: Religion and Race in Multireligious America.”

Diana Eck Gives Remarks at Faitheist Book Launch

Over 100 people gathered in Andover Chapel on Friday, November 2nd to celebrate the launch of Chris Stedman’s “Faithest: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious.” Diana Eck gave introductory remarks.

Pluralism Project Director Delivers Lecture on America’s “Interfaith Infrastructure”

Pluralism Project Director Diana Eck delivered a lecture at the University of North Florida titled “Critical for a Common Future: The Interfaith Infrastructure” as part of the UNF’s Interfaith Week. The talk highlighted the importance of cities as laboratories of religious diversity and the necessity of an infrastructure of relationships for the future of our common life.