Student Interviews and Activities

Cardinal Seán O’Malley with Cary Dabney

Faith and Family

October 28, 2014

In the spring of 2013, Cary Dabney found an envelope from Harvard Divinity School in his mailbox. The first member of his family to attend college, Dabney prepared himself for disappointment.

Christopher Hampson

Credit to His Faith

October 24, 2014

For Christopher Hampson, issues around debt forgiveness involve both moral and legal dimensions, and pursuing a joint degree at Harvard Divinity School (HDS) and Harvard Law School (HLS) enables him to think through the many dimensions of creditor-debtor relationships through the lens of religious traditions as well as through legal parameters.

HDS students

Sage Advice

August 28, 2014

Learn from your classmates, practice joy and gratitude, and venture out. That's some of the wisdom members of the HDS community have to share with the 136 incoming students who started their orientation this week.

Axel Takács: Becoming a Comparative Theologian

Axel Takács: Becoming a Comparative Theologian

July 24, 2014

When describing himself and his academic studies, doctoral student Axel Takács makes a certain, subtle distinction: "I don't want to say I study comparative theology," he says. "To say that I am studying to become a comparative theologian is a better way to look at it."