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Francis X. Clooney, S.J., joined the Harvard Divinity School faculty in 2005. He is Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology. After earning his doctorate in South Asian languages and civilizations (University of Chicago, 1984), he taught at Boston College for 21 years before coming to Harvard. 



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A Perfectly Ordinary and Amazing Trip to India

Cambridge, MA. I drafted this reflection yesterday, while on a 14 hour flight from Dubai to Boston, returning home after a brief three week trip to India. Despite the jet lag, I thought it best ot finish it today.

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