Mt. Zion: Being In The Neighborhood

As Reverend Dr. Edwards noted in an interview in 1986, five years into his ministry at Mt. Zion, they are a “survival church.” My research this summer has been a project of storytelling, attempting to bear witness to an intersection of communities “sing[ing] better songs with [their] lives.” The harmonies and disharmonies that I have encountered swell around me, holding despair, pain, and, ultimately, “triumph and calm confidence.” Read More

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Public Health, Religion and Spirituality Bulletin with Susan Holman as Guest Editor

We are delighted to share the fall issue of “Public Health, Religion, and Spirituality Bulletin.” Susan Holman is a guest editor and contributor for the issue. Holman is senior writer at the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University. Her work as an academic writer and editor explores connections between public health, nutrition, human rights and religious responses to poverty, particularly examples from early Christianity. Read More