Robert Kiely, a Benedictine Oblate, is an emeritus professor of English and American literature at Harvard University. At Harvard, he served terms as associate dean of undergraduate education, chair of the English department, and master of Adams House from 1973–99. His current research interests center on narrative, storytelling, and the relationship between Christian literature and the visual arts.
Books, Courses & Podcasts
The Good Heart
In The Good Heart, the Dalai Lama provides an extraordinary Buddhist perspective on the teachings of Jesus. His Holiness comments on well-known passages from the four Christian Gospels, including the Sermon on the Mount, the parable of the mustard seed, the Resurrection, and others. Drawing parallels between Jesus and the Buddha—and the rich traditions from which they hail—the Dalai Lama delivers a profound affirmation of the sacred in all religions. Readers will be uplifted by the exploration of each tradition’s endless merits and the common humanity they share.