One of Jacob Olupona's earliest memories in Massachusetts is of nearly freezing in his apartment as a graduate student at Boston University during the great snowstorm of 1978. Read more about The Spirituality of Africa
Dean David N. Hempton, the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies and John Lord O’Brian Professor of Divinity, delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at Memorial Church on October 4, 2015. Below is his sermon, as prepared for delivery.Read more about Dean David N. Hempton: Harvesting Peace
During his visit to the U.S., in addition to making history as the first pope to address Congress and parading through Central Park, Pope Francis will encounter a constituency that is deeply divided and far more "Americanist" than the one that Pope Leo XIII condemned 100 years ago.
From exploring Islam's peace teachings to debating whether CrossFit is a kind of church, there are plenty of interesting and thought-provoking events taking place on campus this semester. Read more about Fall Events Preview
Monday, August 31, was an auspicious day at Harvard Divinity School. It was not only our Convocation, the formal opening of the new academic year, but also, at the start of 2015-16, a step closer to the actual bicentennial of the School. Read more about Weaving Interfaith Community at Harvard
To Dean David N. Hempton, Europe has lost touch with the roots of its culture and is at a crossroads. The once- Christian continent is in an identity crisis amid an increasingly secular and interconnected world.
Professor Frank Clooney, the CSWR director, writes about nearing the end of a month-long visit to Melbourne and the Australian Catholic University, where he once again was a visiting research scholar and a kind of academic consultant in the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry.