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Tag Archives: The Search for God at Harvard
I finished Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard. Did Ari Goldman find God at Harvard Divinity School? At the end of the book, he says that maybe he did. I’m not sure how, though. Goldman learned a lot … Continue reading
In my latest reading of The Search for God at Harvard, I enjoyed Ari Goldman’s discussion of Annemarie Schimmel, who taught a class that he took called “Muslim Religious Life”. According to Goldman, Annemarie Schimmel closed her eyes and lectured … Continue reading
I read the chapter entitled “African Religions” in Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard. I’d like to quote what Goldman says on page 223 about how reading and learning about the Nuer tribe (which is located in the … Continue reading
There was a lot of ground covered in my latest reading of Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard: Ari’s search for a library at Harvard where he felt comfortable studying; Ari’s happiness that being a student gave him … Continue reading
For my write-up today on Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard, I’ll talk some about Goldman’s chapter on Hinduism. Goldman opens this chapter with a conversation between a Hindu teacher and his pupil. The pupil repeatedly asks how … Continue reading
I have two items for my write-up today on Ari Goldman’s The Search for God at Harvard. 1. On page 70, Goldman states: “Another noteworthy development in the academic study of religion has been the ability of scholars of religion … Continue reading
In The Search for God at Harvard, Ari Goldman talks about a conversation that he had with Louis Jacobs, a Jew who was teaching Jewish studies at Harvard Divinity School when Goldman was a student there. Goldman had just heard … Continue reading
In my latest reading of The Search for God at Harvard (copyright 1991), Ari Goldman talks about the dearth of Christian spirituality at Harvard Divinity School, as people sought to avoid offending those from non-Christian religions. He says that the … Continue reading