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Stephanie Paulsell of Harvard Divinity School to lecture on “The Art of Living: Practices for Flourishing in a Fractured World” on February 22, 2018

Stephanie Paulsell, Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at Harvard Divinity School, will speak on “The Art of Living: Practices for Flourishing in a Fractured World” on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00pm in the Villard Room in Main Building. This event is free and open to the public.

How do practices—the simple things we do each day—shape our lives? Professor Paulsell will open the program by introducing the concept of "practice" as a shared way of addressing basic human needs—actions that are both generative in themselves and that qualitatively transform our experience of time.  Following Paulsell’s talk, faculty will share some of their own daily practices—writing, moving, reading, walking, singing, and activism.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Religious and Spiritual Life and the Office of Teaching Development.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, February 19, 2018