The Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School advances the public understanding of religion with special attention to power, peace, and conflict. Through resources and training for educators and other professionals we explore the complex roles religions play in society. 

Understanding the power of religion in human experience can mitigate violence and promote peaceful coexistence.

- Diane L. Moore

Programs and Partnerships


Summer Institute

Training secondary and community college educators

Media and Business

How mass media and entertainment shape public understanding of religion.

Religion, Conflict, and Peace

A collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School engages the complex role of religion in the Middle East.

Ministry of Ideas

A podcast dedicated to investigating and illuminating the ideas that shape our society.