Reverent and self-deprecating—but always eclectic—Harvard Divinity School's Multireligious Commencement Service might well have been the loftiest, and yet the least pompous, celebration on the University's calendar.
On Wednesday, May 25, and Thursday, May 26, HDS and Harvard University celebrated Commencement. At HDS, 130 degrees were awarded to graduating students. Proud family members and friends, staff, alumni, and the students themselves, shared pictures, videos, and thoughts about Commencement on social media.
Legendary HDS professor Harvey Cox arrived at the Divinity School in 1965. In 2015, we reflect on his 50 years of teaching, 50 years of scholarship, 50 years of mentoring, and 50 years of friendship. In sum, 50 years of Harvey Cox.
Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies Matthew L. Potts was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Service of Thanksgiving for the Graduating Class on May 27, 2015. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery:
Graduating HDS students, their families, faculty, and staff participated in the 2015 Multireligious Service of Thanksgiving on May 27, 2015. Matthew L. Potts, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, gave the faculty address.
Harvard Divinity School's membership in the Hispanic Theological Initiative Consortium (HTIC) may be young, but it is already having tremendous impact as HDS's first HTIC fellow, Roberto Mata, graduated last month.