by Averill Corkin, Graduate Student, Harvard University
Averill Corkin shares how a video shown in class of a performance of a song about a distraught female refugee singing about loss, fear and whether God exists inspired her to major in the humanities.
by U. S. Rep. David Price (NC-4)
In this excerpt from a podcast with National Humanities Center Robert D. Newman, U. S. Representative David Price reflects on the transformative experience of reading the work of Reinhold Niebuhr. Price notes how his exposure to Niebuhr in a Yale Divinity School classroom continues to shape his thinking about human nature and American democracy.
by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Have we lost the metaphysical? And how do we regain it?