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
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was exercising on a treadmill when she received a call notifying her that she would soon become the next mayor of Baltimore. What the call didn’t explain was how her leadership abilities would be repeatedly tested. Read more about Spiritually Resilient Leadership
Charles Stang, HDS Professor of Early Christian Thought, discusses his recent publication, Our Divine Double. Gregory Shaw (Stonehill College) and Benjamin Dunning (Fordham University) serve as respondents. Read more about Video: Our Divine Double
Filmmaker Artemis Joukowsky, HDS professor Kevin Madigan, Amber Moulton of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, and Sana Mustafa, an activist and Syrian refugee discuss Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War and place the Sharps’ efforts in a larger historical context of modern refugee crises. HDS professor Dan McKanan moderated the discussion. Read more about Video: The Sharps’ War—A Panel Discussion
“Religion, Ecology, and Our Planetary Future” advances the work of understanding and transforming the discourse of religions and ecology for the twenty-first century. The conference marks the twentieth anniversary of the Religions of the World and Ecology Conference series and subsequent book series.
Stephen Shoemaker, a lecturer on the study of religion, said it is common for his students to be surprised by the significance of religion in the evolution of Harvard, and he believes part of his mission is to raise that awareness.