Alumni News and Activities

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.

John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.

Alum to Students: 'Your Lives Matter'

July 12, 2016

In the wake of the recent tragedies in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas, HDS alumnus John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., pens a powerful letter to Morehouse students.

Delman Coates, MDiv '98

African-American Church Leaders Address New Challenges

July 11, 2016

Delman Coates, MDiv '98, the senior pastor at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Maryland, weighs in on how African-American church leaders are responding to new challenges in the crisis in police-community relations.

From left, Arleigh Prelow, Roy Davis, and Cori Tucker-Price.

Remembering Deacon Roy

July 1, 2016

I opened up my Facebook page Tuesday morning—a practice I usually don't indulge in at first wake. Typically, before the news of the outside world outside engages my mind and spirit, I arise and move into devotional and scripture reading

Ruth Purtilo, MTS '75. / Photo: Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff Photographer

The Harvard That Was

June 14, 2016

Ruth Purtilo, MTS '75, PhD '79, was involved in the feminist movement at Harvard during the '70s, and advocated for equal pay for Harvard faculty and staff. She is one of many alumni who shared memories of their alma mater and how it has changed since their crimson days.

Valarie Kaur

Beyond 'Us and Them'

April 4, 2016

When Valarie Kaur, MTS '07, visited the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, after a white supremacist shot six people there in August of 2012, she found none of the recriminations and finger-pointing that characterized the politics of gun violence in the United States.

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