In her first lecture, Professor Neiman argues that the excitement for heroes who exhibit a moral clarity must be weighed against returning to the mythological Greek hero “where the strong trampled on the weak without guilt or shame and called…

Professor David Hempton, Senior Professor at Harvard University and Dean of Harvard Divinity School, delivers the Gifford Lecture “Towards a theory of Transnational Religious Change.” It is the first lecture in the series “Networks, Nodes, and Nuclei in the History…