Harvard Divinity School professors have long taught ethics in the Yard. Beginning early in the 1880s, as HDS pioneered the analysis of "social problems" using the case method, Francis Peabody taught an undergraduate course on urban ills. Students called it "drainage, drunkenness, and divorce."Read more about Audio: Thinking Sex at Harvard
The world didn't end in 1843. Professor David Holland explains the end-of-times prediction from a Pittsfield, Massachusetts-born preacher that grew into a following known as the Millerites, and how it led to the launching of a new movement that came to be known as the Seventh-day Adventists.
Dean David N. Hempton, the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies and John Lord O’Brian Professor of Divinity, delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at Memorial Church on October 4, 2015. Below is his sermon, as prepared for delivery.Read more about Dean David N. Hempton: Harvesting Peace
From Baghdad to Cairo to Edirne, hospitals were major and integral components of medieval and early modern Islamic cities. But what role did they play in these cities and their societies? In this podcast, Professor Ahmed Ragab examines the history and significance of hospitals in Mamluk Egypt and Syria.