HDS in the News

The Spa as a Spiritual Place

The Spa as a Spiritual Place

July 13, 2013

In the LA Times, Professor Mayra Rivera Rivera says that an increased emphasis on the body as a way to enrich the self is part of a broader cultural trend.

Deep Devotion, Explored

Deep Devotion, Explored

September 1, 2013

HDS professor Stephanie Paulsell spans centuries, from Bible to Woolf, in annual Convocation address.

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

June 3, 2013

Harvard supported research on religion and culture earlier this year at the Kumbh Mela, which gathers millions of people in India from various castes, classes, and regions.

Something in a Name

Something in a Name

April 3, 2013

Pope's choice of the name Francis suggests great concern for have-nots, Divinity School speakers say.

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.

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.

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.

Inside India’s Pop-up City

Inside India’s Pop-up City

January 21, 2013

HDS professor Diana Eck and a team from Harvard map the Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest gathering.

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