Harvard Professor speaks on “Religious Community and Human Flourishing”
Tyler VanderWeele, of one the nation’s leading researchers on the effect of religion on health outcomes, will speak on “Religious Community and Human Flourishing” on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 7 p.m. at Whole Life Church, 2800 N. Orange Ave., Orlando. The discussion is free and open to the community.
Dr. VanderWeele, co-director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University and a professor of epidemiology at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is a leading figure on the role of religion and spirituality in human thriving. His findings indicate that spirituality is a significant contributor to better mental and physical health.
Dr. VanderWeele’s presentation is part of the 2022 Annual Conference of the Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association hosted at AdventHealth University in Orlando. The theme of the conference is “Faith and Wholeness: The Role of Faith in Healing and Thriving.”
The talk, which will include questions and answers, also will be streamed live at https://live.wholelife.church.