The year 2014 was a memorable one at Harvard Divinity School. We examined timely and important issues in the world today, such as conflict in the Middle East, racial justice in the U.S., and how religious leaders can lead in the fight against climate change. Read more about 2014 Year in Pictures
"We must awaken from our false sense of comfort, and prepare the way for the one who seeks to deliver and set free. To repent is to acknowledge that something has gone awry, and we have a responsibility to confront it," HDS Professor and Minister Jonathan L. Walton says in his sermon on Mark 1:3 and racism.
William Suhaib Webb, HDS counselor to Muslim students, is leaving his role as the first-ever cleric of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury. HDS Lecturer on Islamic Studies, Jocelyne Cesari, comments on the growing number of US mosques scrambling to find qualified leaders.
The pace of change has sped up at the Vatican in recent months as key shifts in both personnel and tone have signaled a push by Pope Francis toward a more inclusive Catholic Church. Read more about Slowly, Shifts at the Vatican
Calling abuse and violence toward women and girls the most horrendous human rights issue on Earth, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter charged the hundreds who came to hear him talk at Harvard to stop the harm being done to half of the world's population. Read more about An Evangelist of Justice