Student Interviews and Activities

Sana Saeed

Humans of HDS: Sana Saeed, MDiv '18

April 26, 2016

HDS student Sana Saeed grew up in England and has lived in the United States, Pakistan, and Japan, where she centered her research on peacebuilding and religious freedom. Sana is passionate about community organizing and working with youth.

David Waters

Navigating Theology with First Graders

March 22, 2016

HDS student David Waters didn't want to simply go to mass, "soak up the awesomeness," and leave. He wanted to give back. So now he's teaching theology to first graders at his Boston parish.

CrossFit

Spiritual Communities and the Boutique Fitness Craze

January 7, 2016

MDiv candidate Angela Thurston appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the findings she and fellow MDiv candidate Casper ter Kuile made in their report "How We Gather," which examines how religiously unaffiliated millennials are building spiritual communities in America.

Angela Thurston combines art and spirit to leaven twenty-first-century community

Circles Rise Together

September 1, 2015

Angie Thurston grew up acting, writing, and making visual art in Boulder, Colorado. So, when she came to Brown University as an undergraduate, she was thrilled to study with the Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. But while she learned a lot about art from Vogel, she says that she learned even more about community.

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