At a Noon Service hosted in the spring by the HDS Garden Group, the Rev. Dr. María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa, MDiv ’07, ThD ’16, shared a single ear of multicolored corn with those present. Read more about The Sacredness of Food
Every Friday for two hours, 24 Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Pagan, and spiritual or not-religiously-identified HDS students gather for "America's Religious Pluralism: A Case Studies Approach," a seminar co-taught by HDS professor Diana Eck and Jennifer Peace, a visiting professor from Andover Newton Theological Seminary. Read more about A Hands-on Approach to Pluralism
As for the United States-Mexico relationship, Trump’s presidency poses a serious risk to the advances made during the Obama years, says Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.
Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, cites Martin Luther King and Dostoyevsky in assessing the changes across the American and global landscapes following the presidential election. Read more about For President Trump, The Road Ahead
Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religion, writes about the outcome of the recent presidential election and says that Jesus teaches us to stand firm in times of crisis.
Matthew Potts, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, wrote the following homily following the results of the 2016 election. Professor Potts is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and has served several parishes in Massachusetts.Read more about After the Election, Seeking Out the Lost
As a Native American scholar of environmental history and religious studies, HDS visiting professor Rosalyn R. LaPier is often asked what Native American leaders mean when they say that certain landscapes are “sacred places” or “sacred sites.”
CSWR director Francis X. Clooney, S.J., writes that, with some imagination, we may be able to find ways to celebrate at death the restoration of the body to the cosmos of which we are all part, without intending any disrespect for the mystery of Christian resurrection.