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What do airport chaplains do?

Listen to this podcast based on an article on the subject recently published in Sociology of Religion

Spiritual Care in Changing Times….

New blog post on “Spiritual Care in Changing Times: Initial Glimpses from Theological Education” with Beth Stroud. The Huffington Post. December 18, 2017.

The Future of Spiritual Care?

Wendy Cadge and Trace Haythorn talk about the Future of Spiritual Care on Interfaith Voices.

Want to know more about airport chapels?

Read this new piece on The Conversation. The article it is based on is forthcoming in Religion & American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation

Workshops at Hebrew Senior Life in the spring of 2018.

Read this interview with Mary Martha Thiel, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center’s Director of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), about training providers of geriatric health care to be spiritual generalists.

“On Being a Spiritual Generalist” workshops.

One-day workshops run by Association for Clinical Pastoral Education are now being adapted for use in geriatric settings. Read more about it here.

New articles in journals.

Papers from our Religion in Public Institutions in Cross-National Perspective Symposium were published in the June, 2017 issue of Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. “The Role of Religious Beliefs in Ethics Committee Consultation for Conflict Over Life-Sustaining Treatment” was published in the June 2017 issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics.

Work on port chaplains moving forward.

Our collaborative ESRC-funded project about the religious lives of port chaplains was launched this summer. This fall, one colleague begins research on-board a cargo vessel. Read about our work here. In July, the project was featured on The Conversation—read it here.

Much happening with Boston’s Hidden Sacred Spaces project.

Check the events page to see where photographs from the project may be seen, and when and where the next talks are. Some historical material is beginning to be added—check out the photographs of the first chapel at Boston’s Logan airport and the former chapel at Boston’s South Station.