HDS in the News

Celebration of the Study of Religion at Harvard

Celebration of the Study of Religion at Harvard

April 24, 2015

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the PhD in the Study of Religion, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences brought together FAS and HDS faculty along with PhD and ThD alumni and students on the Harvard campus for a symposium.

The Business of Non Religion

The Business of Non Religion

April 23, 2015

A report was released by HDS students Angie Thurston and Casper ter Kuile mapping a new cohort of businesses and non profits that are providing answers to the same needs that churches and organized religion once provided.

How to Read the Bible

How to Read the Bible

April 14, 2015

In his new book How to Read the Bible, HDS Professor Harvey Cox, an iconic theologian, reveals three primary ways of reading the holy book.

Guila Clara Kessous

'The Choice' Premiere

April 9, 2015

The Choice, a play by Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, will have its world premiere in a staged reading at 8 pm Sunday, April 12, at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. It is directed by HDS postdoctoral fellow Guila Clara Kessous.

Short Shorts and Islam

Short Shorts and Islam

March 3, 2015

MTS candidate Usra Ghazi speaks on Public Radio International about issues that divide some women in the Muslim community.

Crowd at symposium

After Ferguson, Ripples Across Harvard

March 4, 2015

Melissa Bartholomew, MDiv candidate, and Rachel Foran, MTS candidate, are co-founders of a new student group, HDS Racial Justice and Healing Initiative.

Measles panel

An Opening for Measles

February 27, 2015

HDS professor Ahmed Ragab, the director of the Science, Religion, and Culture program, moderated a panel of experts who discussed the return of measles and explored the legal, ethical, and public health issues surrounding childhood vaccination.

Diplomacy, Diversity, and Humanity in Action

Diplomacy, Diversity, and Humanity in Action

February 20, 2015

Selected as a 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellow by Humanity in Action, Usra Ghazi, MTS '15, will explore the changing international dynamics of diplomacy and diversity.

Harry Potter, Good, and Evil

Harry Potter, Good, and Evil

January 31, 2015

HDS student Casper ter Kuile examines, in a piece for On Being, what the Harry Potter book series can teach people about evil.

Nigeria's Time of Uncertainty

Nigeria's Time of Uncertainty

January 30, 2015

With the presidential election looming on February 14, Nigeria is at a crossroads, writes Professor Jacob Olupona.

HDS Alumna Named 'One to Watch'

HDS Alumna Named 'One to Watch'

January 28, 2015

The Center for American Progress named the Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, MDiv '10, one of the 15 faith leaders to watch in 2015.

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