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Politics Into Poetry

Politics Into Poetry

August 26, 2016

As we move into the campaigns’ last months, we need an antidote to the weightless, reckless words crowding the atmosphere, writes Professor Stephanie Paulsell.

Drew Faust

Thought, Feeling, and Purpose

August 22, 2016

In Harvard Magazine, President Drew Faust pens a letter that discusses the importance of HDS's mission, and celebrates the School's upcoming bicentennial.

Professor Holland on Trump's Utah Problem

Professor Holland on Trump's Utah Problem

August 19, 2016

Donald Trump's "inwardly looking nativism clashes with the international instincts of the state's predominate faith," writes Professor David Holland.

Dudley Rose

Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age

August 18, 2016

The Pamphlet is a new podcast devoted to the surprising history of Unitarian Universalism, including its connections to pirates in the colonial era and to Communist spies in the 1950s. HDS alumnus Sean Neil-Barron, MDiv ’15, who cocreated the podcast, says its title points back to the cheaply printed tracts that helped spread religious viewpoints to the masses, often generating spirited rebuttals in the process.

Loowit Trail. / Photo: Katrina Peterson

Called by the Woods

August 17, 2016

Katrina Peterson, MDiv '16, penned a personal essay that explores the relationship between humans, nature, and well-being.

Francis X. Clooney, S.J. Humans of HDS

Humans of HDS: On Faith and Scholarship

August 12, 2016

HDS professor and director of the CSWR Francis X. Clooney, S.J. discusses the importance of comparative religious study and his unique path from Brooklyn to Nepal to Cambridge.

The Work of Art by Michael Jackson

Professor Jackson Pens The Work of Art

August 11, 2016

In its review, Publishers Weekly says Professor Michael Jackson's new book, The Work of Art, "provocatively challenges our understanding of the categories art and religion."

Carlton Pearson

Harvard-acquired Pentecostal collection offers up ‘gold mine’

August 8, 2016

Bishop Carlton Pearson’s media archive, which will be digitized by Andover-Harvard Theological Library over the next two years, will offer scholars a rare unvarnished glimpse inside the closely guarded world of evangelical religious broadcasting—and the careers of some of its most notable practitioners.