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.
Preston Williams has often been first: the first tenured African American member of the Harvard Divinity School (HDS) faculty; the first African American president of the Society of Christian Ethics; the founding director of Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Institute. Read more about First of Many
Ten years in the making, the most recent book by Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies, endeavors to "stand next to my colleagues from a Buddhist world," as she puts it, and "watch with empathy and care as they attempt to carve out a space for medical learning" Read more about Being Human in a Buddhist World
Professors of the Divinity School's new edX scriptures course shared an array of teaching strategies and resources from each of the six course modules at an introductory panel in Andover Hall on March 1.
Giovanni Bazzana, Associate Professor of New Testament at HDS, answers questions about his new book, Kingdom of Bureaucracy: The Political Theology of Village Scribes in the Sayings Gospel Q, ahead of a talk at the CSWR on Tuesday, February 23.
Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity split. Despite decades of attempts there has yet to be reconciliation. But, on Friday, Pope Francis will visit with the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church in a historic meeting and the first between a pope and the Russian patriarch.Read more about The Story Behind a Centuries-old Rift