RPP offers programs for Harvard graduate students, the wider Harvard community, and the general public in service of its mission to advance cross-disciplinary engagement, scholarship, and practice on religions and the practice of peace.
Unless we have places where there is dialogue, discussion, and discovery of the norms and relationships that people have, we will not be able to nurture and grow the ethical foundation for a global community.
—Jonathan Granoff, president of the Global Security Institute and special representative of the United Religions Initiative
We are far more aware of the forces of violence that tear communities apart than we are of those practices and movements that knit them together.
—Diana L. Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, Fredric Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry in Society in FAS, and founder and director of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University