Spirituality, Theology and Health Seminars

Current and Upcoming Seminars (via Zoom) (12:00-1:00 EST)

See PDF of all 2020-2021 Research Seminars

Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about these seminars, please contact Dr. Koenig at 919-949-3854 (cell phone) in advance of your participation.

July 29, 2020: COVID-19, Religion and Health (PDF of PowerPoint)

July 29, 2020: COVID-19, Religion and Health (video of webinar)

Aug 25, 2020: Islam and Mental Health – Beliefs, Research, and Clinical Applications (PDF of PowerPoint)

Aug 25, 2020: Islam and Mental Health – Beliefs, Research, and Clinical Applications (video of webinar)

Sept 29, 2020: Food, Faith and Health from a Christian Context (PDF of PowerPoint)

Sept 29, 2020: Food, Faith and Health from a Christian Context (video of webinar)

Oct 27, 2020: Laughter:Benefits to Mind, Body, and Spirit (PDF of PowerPoint)

Oct 27, 2020: Laughter: Benefits to Mind, Body, and Spirit (video of webinar)

Nov 17, 2020: It Takes a Village: Counseling & Older Adult Kinship Caregivers (PDF of PowerPoint)

Nov 17, 2020: It Takes a Village: Counseling & Oldeer Adult Kinship Caregivers (video of webinar)

Dec 15, 2020: Holistic and Spiritually Integrated Approaches to the Prevention of Suicide and Treatment of Moral Injury in Veterans with PTSD (PDF of PowerPoint)

Dec 15, 2020: Holistic and Spiritually Integrated Approaches to the Prevention of Suicide and Treatment of Moral Injury in Veterans with PTSD (video of webinar)

Jan 26, 2021: Narrative Medicine for Spiritual Health: The Case of Moral Injury in Healthcare Professionals (PDF of PowerPoint)

Jan 26, 2021: Narrative Medicine for Spiritual Health: The Case of Moral Injury in Healthcare Professionals (video of webinar)

Feb 23, 2021: SPEARS: The Essence of Space. A Therapeutic Tool Bridging Faith and Science (PDF of PowerPoint)

Feb 23, 2021: SPEARS Worksheet (PDF)

Feb 23, 2021: SPEARS: The Essence of Space. A Therapeutic Tool Bridging Faith and Sciences (video of webinar)

Mar 11, 2021: David B. Larson Memorial Lecture: From the Broad Street Pump, to Call the Midwife, to the Ebola Crisis: Lessons for Partnerships in Religion and Public Health for the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF of PowerPoint)

Mar 11, 2021: David B. Larson Memorial Lecture (video of presentation)

Mar 30, 2021: Diseases and Deaths of Despair: Interpretation and Responses as Practices of Care (video of webinar)

April 27, 2021: Religion and Mental Health: Is the Relationship Causal? (PDF of PowerPoint)

April 27, 2021: Religion and Mental Health: Is the Relationship Causal? (video of webinar)

May 18, 2021: Teaching the History of Religious Healing (PDF of PowerPoint)

May 18, 2021: Teaching the History of Religious Healing (video of webinar)

June 29, 2021: From Design Thinking to Brain Spirit Desks — Bridging the Mental Healthcare Gap in Ghana (PDF of PowerPoint)

June 29, 2021: From Design Thinking to Brain Spirit Desks – Bridging the Mental Health Care Gap in Ghana (video of webinar)

July 27, 2021: Spirituality and Mental Health of Muslims in America (PDF of PowerPoint)

July 27, 2021: Spirituality and Mental Health of Muslims in America (video of webinar)

Aug 24, 2021: Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease (PDF of PowerPoint)

Aug 24, 2021: Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease (video of webinar)

Sept 21, 2021: Why Don’t People Stand on Their Head to Pray? Mind-Body Connections in Religious Practice (PDF of PowerPoint)

Sept 21, 2021: Why Don’t People Stand on Their Head to Pray? Mind-Body Connections in Religious Practice (video of webinar)

Oct 19, 2021: Current Concepts in Sleep & Insomnia (PDF of PowerPoint)

Oct 19, 2021: Current Concepts in Sleep & Insomnia (video of webinar)

Nov 16, 2021: Using spirituality to cope with Covid-19: the experiences of African-American breast cancer survivors (PDF of PowerPoint)

Nov 16, 2021: Using spirituality to cope with Covid-19: the experiences of African-American breast cancer survivors (video of webinar)

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Seminars

Oct 2, 2020: Spirituality and Religion in Healthcare (PDF of PowerPoint)

Oct 2, 2020: Spirituality and Religion in Healthcare (video of lecture to undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students at Lleida University in Spain)

Oct 26, 2020: Interview by Mohammad Baazm (of the Ministry of Health in Iran) with Dr. Koenig regarding research on religion and health (video)

Nov 10, 2020: Spirituality and the Lifetime Course of Mental Illness: Support by the Faith Community (video) (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Columbia University, with Harold Koenig and Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church with Rick Warren)

Nov 11, 2020: Spiritually Charged Deliveries (panel discussion on effects of religious faith on pregnancy/delivery in Muslim communities; Wasat Institute Webinar) (video)

Nov 12, 2020: Religion and Mental Health (Dr. Koenig presenting at International Mental Health Festival in The Netherlands (remotely) (video)

 

Past Seminars

2010 Seminars

2009 Seminars

2008 Seminars

2007 Seminars