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Carlton Pearson /Photo: Kris Snibbe

Teachings From the TV Preacher

May 25, 2016

Former Pentecostal televangelist Carlton Pearson visited Harvard recently to announce his donation to the Andover-Harvard Theological Library of his personal archives, which include thousands of hours of raw and produced footage to give researchers insight into the craft of religious broadcasting.

Year in Review: HDS in 2015-16

Year in Review: HDS in 2015-16

May 17, 2016

The 2015-16 academic year provided many memorable moments at HDS. As we head toward Commencement, we take a look back at some of the events that made this academic year so meaningful and special.

Celebration for Charity

Celebration for Charity

April 18, 2016

Held every year and benefiting a different charitable organization, the Charity Ball is HDS's night to dress up, dance, sample delicious food, and enjoy each other's fabulous company. The event, which is organized by the HDS Student Association, raised money for NuDay Syria.

Mountains of Western Sikkim by Lucian Read

Buddhism Confronting Racism

April 12, 2016

Patheos previews the upcoming "Buddhism and Race Conference" to be held at HDS on Friday, April 22.

Recalling The Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture

Recalling The Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture

April 5, 2016

On March 31 and April 1, 2016, scores of farmers, religious and spiritual leaders, activists, and scholars, gathered at Harvard Divinity School and engaged in robust discussions during The Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture conference. 

Eiffel Tower

Letter From Brussels

March 24, 2016

On March 22, 2016, explosions in the main airport and a metro station in Brussels killed 31 people and left 300 wounded. The Islamic State claimed responsibility. In the aftermath of the attacks, during three days of national mourning in Belgium, there has been a tangible rise of anti-Islam and anti-Muslim sentiment in the country.

José López

Serving Others a Job, and a Passion

January 13, 2016

While transporting patients on a recent volunteer mission in El Salvador, José López encountered a woman on her own at the makeshift clinic where he was working.

Seasons of Light

Video: Seasons of Light

December 17, 2015

Enjoy the sights, sounds, and readings from the beloved annual service honoring the interplay of holy darkness and light in the world's religious traditions.