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Public events for the HDS 2014–15 academic year have concluded. Please check back in August for fall 2015 upcoming events.

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  • A Distinctive Approach. Exploring all religions, while aligned with none, makes HDS different from most religious study institutions. Learn more
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Memorial Minute: Peter J. Gomes

Peter J. Gomes

Harvard faculty remembered the life and service of the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes during a recent meeting of the Faculty of Arts and SciencesRead more>

Centers & Programs

The Science, Religion, and Culture program announces its annual "Ways of Knowing" graduate student conference in the study of religion.

Graduate students and early career scholars can submit paper proposals addressing the study of religion from various theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary approaches.

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Acquaint Thyself with Deity

HDS professor David Lamberth discusses the significance of alumnus Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous "Divinity School Address," which took place on the HDS campus in July of 1838.

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HDS graduate the Rev. Karen Tse

The Campaign for HDS will renew the School and enable us to produce leaders who illuminate, engage, and serve humanity. See how we advance religious literacy, promote peaceful interfaith dialogue and empower leaders in many fields. Make a gift to HDS today.