TMC Seminar (Online): “Capitalism and the Social Origins of Psychological Distress,” Bruce Rogers-Vaughn, LCPT, PhD

Bruce Rogers-Vaughn is an ordained minister, pastoral psychotherapist, and teacher. He received a Ph.D. in Religion and Personality from Vanderbilt University in 1991. Previously a pastor and a chaplain, he has maintained a clinical practice in pastoral psychotherapy for over 30 years. He is co-founder of a non-profit agency, The Pastoral Center for Healing, where […]

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TMC Seminar (Online): “African American Spirituality, Serious Illness, and the Covid-19 Crisis,” Dr. Gloria White-Hammond

Rev. Gloria E. White-Hammond, M.D. is Co-Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Boston, MA, www.bethelame.org and the Swartz Resident Practitioner in Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School (HDS). Dr. White-Hammond’s “ministry of healing” spans four decades and 2 continents. She served as a pediatrician at the South End Community Health Center from 1981-2008.  In 2002, White-Hammond co-founded My […]

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New videos: Conversations during COVID-19

The Theology, Medicine and Culture (TMC) Initiative has been hosting a series of conversations about Christian responses to COVID-19 with faculty and alumni online via Zoom. Watch them here: On the Frontlines: Caring as Christians during COVID-19 with TMC alum Dr. Matt Frederick and TMC spiritual formation director Dr. Martha Carlough Triage, Resource, (Re)Allocation with […]

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TMC Fellow Brendan Johnson wins Kenan Moral Purpose Award

Congratulations to TMC Fellow Brendan Johnson, winner of the Kenan Moral Purpose Award, for his essay, “Moral Medicine.” The essay describes how his studies in Social Medicine and Liberation Theology led him to question the inherent value structure of professional medicine, realizing, “the status of the poor becomes the ethical standard by which we measure […]

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