Pluralism Project Newsletters

May 14, 2011

Greetings from the Pluralism Project. Spring has kept all of us busy in Cambridge and beyond. Two weeks ago, I went to the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York to deliver the Stuber Lectures, focusing on “Faith … Continue reading

February 28, 2011

In this Issue: New Interfaith Research Grants New Research Affiliates State of Formation Collaboration Upcoming Opportunities for Youth Across the US Case Study Initiative Updates Recent Pluralism Project Events Donate Dear Friends, Even now, at the end of February, we … Continue reading

December 31, 2010

Please join us in ringing in our 20th anniversary! Dear Friends, At midnight tonight the Pluralism Project will enter its twentieth year! Over the past two decades, we have developed a remarkable network of research collaborators and produced valuable educational … Continue reading

December 4, 2010

Dear Friends, When I last wrote in early September, the anti-Muslim rhetoric in our media and society had reached a fever pitch. Much of our work these past months, like yours, has been focused on framing a compelling counter-narrative of … Continue reading

November 15, 2010

Dear Friends, In this season of Thanksgiving, we give thanks for your partnership in building a culture of pluralism. This year has been a stark reminder of the critical and urgent nature of our work. For almost twenty years, the … Continue reading

October 6, 2010

Reception at the American Academy of Religion Dear Friends, Please join us for our reception at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting this year in Atlanta. Friday, October 29 9:00-11:00 PM Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover FG This year’s program … Continue reading

September 3, 2010

Dear Friends, For almost twenty years, the Pluralism Project has tracked incidents of violence and denigration expressed toward Islamic Centers and Muslims in the U.S. While incidents of this sort are not new, the virulence of negative voices today is … Continue reading

June 8, 2010

Dear Friends, Early June is a busy and engaging time here at the Pluralism Project. We have just finished Harvard’s commencement and have said farewell to some of our Project student affiliates. We also celebrated Diana Eck’s commencement address, “Faith … Continue reading

April 28, 2010

Dear Friends, Here we are already well into spring, and for many of us this means another sprint to the finish as we wrap up another year’s work on campus. The flowering trees in Harvard Yard are a familiar signpost … Continue reading

March 26, 2010

The Pluralism Project Launches the 5th Edition of World Religions in Greater Boston March 26, 2010 Dear Friends, We invite you to explore our newly launched World Religions in Greater Boston online at This interactive guidebook provides an orientation … Continue reading