HDS in the News

Lessons That Lead Toward Peace

Lessons That Lead Toward Peace

September 4, 2012

At the annual HDS Convocation, new Dean David N. Hempton drew on the memory of violence he witnessed in Northern Ireland to offer hopeful visions for the future.

Recalling King’s Later Legacy

Recalling King’s Later Legacy

January 21, 2013

Focus on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s message should include economic, political justice for all, HDS professor Jonathan Walton tells memorial gathering.

Speaking Volumes

Speaking Volumes

September 28, 2012

Over two days, Harvard hosted a cohort of scholars in medieval sermon studies, a pursuit that helps illuminate the social and intellectual currents of the Middle Ages.

Religion and Politics, Now

Religion and Politics, Now

October 12, 2012

Sponsored by HDS, four religious scholars presented at the panel discussion, "Religion and the Election: Does it Matter?"

Why Priests Have Power

Why Priests Have Power

February 11, 2013

Kevin Madigan, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at HDS, reviews Garry Wills's new book, Why Priests? The Real Meaning of the Eucharist in the New Republic.

Good, but Never Simple

Good, but Never Simple

December 10, 2012

In visit to HDS, Toni Morrison illuminates concepts of virtue, and its opposite.

Bypassing the Bible

Bypassing the Bible

November 2, 2012

Decades later, plaintiff recalls cases limiting religious incursions in public schools.

Fresh Year, New Minister

Fresh Year, New Minister

September 4, 2012

Jonathan Walton, HDS Professor and the new Pusey Minister of Harvard's Memorial Church, delivered the "Freshman Sunday" sermon on September 2.

Riding on the Past

Riding on the Past

November 15, 2012

HDS student and former U.S. surfing champion Mary Setterholm is helping women reclaim their lives from poverty and exploitation.

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