Bicentennial Bulletin

What will Harvard Divinity School, or the field of religious studies, look like in 2116? That was the question posed to the community for an essay contest sponsored by Harvard Divinity Bulletin. The Bulletin's special bicentennial issue is now available online.

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Humans of HDS

HDS student Heather Rick

"I think Divinity School is the best place to be as a writer because this is where you really learn how to ask the questions that are at the heart of the human experience and the human-divine relationship.”—Heather Rick, MDiv ’19

Meet the Humans of HDS


Diversity is an important value and a growing reality at HDS: greater diversity among students and faculty and a broad, expansive curriculum.

Faculty and Research

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Bicentennial Timeline

Emerson timeline

From groundbreaking research and initiatives to inspiring conversations with some of the most prominent thought leaders of our time, we invite you to take a visual tour of HDS milestones from the past 200 years.

HDS Dean David Hempton

The Evolution of HDS

Dean David N. Hempton offers reflections as the Divinity School marks its bicentennial year.

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Pages in a 14th-century Hebrew Bible from Catalonia, Spain

Is the Torah a Work of Philosophy?

Read an exchange between Kenneth Seeskin of Northwestern University and HDS Professor Jon Levenson.

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Jeremy Battle

Grounded in Tradition

Rev. Jeremy Battle, MDiv '13, works with Baptist students to help them better understand the breadth of their tradition—and the possibilities for ministry within it.

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