To celebrate National Poetry Month, Havard Divinity Bulletin is exploring how poetry "creates a wider way to see," and is highlighting some of its favorite works through multimedia and social media posts. In this video, hear Kwame Dawes read his poem "Tuck," lovingly subtitled "for Mama."

Harvard Divinity Bulletin

Humans of HDS

Alizeh Ahmad

"I started studying religion more fully and more broadly when I went to college. I realized that as a Muslim woman, my voice and my experience was being used to perpetuate a discourse that didn’t include me on either side."—Alizeh Ahmad, MTS ’18

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

Toni Morrison 

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.

Center for the Study of World Religions

Varieties of Religious Experience

With more than 30 traditions represented, from Islam to Buddhism to the non-affiliated, HDS has become a veritable mosaic of religions that go beyond Christianity.

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Why Is Water Sacred to Native Americans?

Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate Rosalyn LaPier writes on the relationship between Native people and the natural world.

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Kristofer Rhude, MDiv candidate

Working Toward Change

"With an optimistic view of human nature, change can come. We’re working towards greater goals that go beyond our own lifetimes, which I think is very valuable," says MDiv candidate Kristofer Rhude.

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Social Media