Student Interviews and Activities

Joy Ornament

2014 Year in Pictures

December 19, 2014

The year 2014 was a memorable one at Harvard Divinity School. We examined timely and important issues in the world today, such as conflict in the Middle East, racial justice in the U.S., and how religious leaders can lead in the fight against climate change.

Cardinal Seán O’Malley with Cary Dabney

Faith and Family

October 28, 2014

In the spring of 2013, Cary Dabney found an envelope from Harvard Divinity School in his mailbox. The first member of his family to attend college, Dabney prepared himself for disappointment.

Christopher Hampson

Credit to His Faith

October 24, 2014

For Christopher Hampson, issues around debt forgiveness involve both moral and legal dimensions, and pursuing a joint degree at Harvard Divinity School (HDS) and Harvard Law School (HLS) enables him to think through the many dimensions of creditor-debtor relationships through the lens of religious traditions as well as through legal parameters.

HDS students

Sage Advice

August 28, 2014

Learn from your classmates, practice joy and gratitude, and venture out. That's some of the wisdom members of the HDS community have to share with the 136 incoming students who started their orientation this week.

Student Profile: Joe Zesski

Student Profile: Joe Zesski

June 15, 2002

It's a common question that Harvard Divinity School students learn to endure from friends, family, and even complete strangers: What made you decide to study religion? But of all the answers that can and have been given to that query, the one provided by Joe Zesski, who graduated with an MDiv degree in 2002, is especially compelling.