Before he became an award-winning poet and Episcopal priest, Spencer Reece, MTS ’90, attended Harvard Divinity School. He took classes on Flannery O’Connor, the Bible, and the nineteenth-century Transcendentalist writer, poet, and HDS student Ralph Waldo Emerson. Read more about At HDS, Writers Find Their Voice
Professor Jon Levenson discusses his latest book, The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism, in which he explores the origin and development of the idea of "love of God."
Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion Kimberley C. Patton was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 25, 2016. Below are her remarks: Read more about The Power of Kindness
In response to a recent interview with Pope Francis, HDS professor and CSWR director Francis X. Clooney, S.J., examines the pontiff's rather novel view of “Europe” in relation to Christendom, and his analysis of fearful responses to Islam.
Laura Nasrallah, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at HDS, has long been interested in the ways the ancient letters of the Apostle Paul provide evidence of the interaction between Jews and Gentiles in the ancient world. Read more about HDS Course Creates ‘Presence in Absence’
Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion Kimberley C. Patton, who teaches the course "Dreams and Dreaming" at HDS, discusses the role dreams played in earlier, more religious cultures.
To better understand how deeply religion is intertwined with our daily lives, Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School, asked an audience in Allston-Brighton to consider one of the most recognizable buildings on Harvard’s campus—the Memorial Church.