Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, August 3, 2020.
Judy Beals on advancing public understanding of religion and building a peaceful society.
Beals, is the associate director of Harvard Divinity School’s Religious Literacy Project (RLP). Working with Dr. Diane Moore and her team, she provides overall leadership in building the institutional foundation, strategy, and sustainability of the RLP and its core programs.
The RLP’s Religious Literacy and Education Initiative (RLEI) advances the public understanding of religion through active and ongoing support to educators with a focus on those teaching at the 7-12th grade and community college levels.
This program is made possible by the H. Parker and Emma O. Sharp Lectureship Fund.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.