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.

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.

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?"

Vatican in Flux

Vatican in Flux

February 12, 2013

Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, professor of Roman Catholic theological studies at HDS, spoke to the Harvard Gazette about the pope's resignation and possible successors.

Apocalypse Now? Hardly

Apocalypse Now? Hardly

November 29, 2012

HDS professor David Carrasco recently presented "Apocalypse Soon? How the World Ends (or Doesn't) in Religions of the World."

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.

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