HDS in the News

HDS Student Tim Gallati

Religion: Millennials Looking Elsewhere

April 17, 2017

Harvard Divinity School staff, alumni, and students discuss on WCVB's Chronicle what's driving millennials to find religion in unusual places.

Rosalyn R. LaPier

Visiting Professor Helps Organize March for Science

April 6, 2017

Rosalyn LaPier, a Visiting Professor and Research Associate with the Women's Studies in Religion Program, is a member of the steering committee for the March for Science taking place April 22.

HDS professor Diane Moore, MDiv '84

HDS Faculty Weighs in on Indoctrination Claim

April 5, 2017

Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project, provides insight to Politifact, which examined a claim that the U.S. Education Department introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools.

Professor Ousmane Kane. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

A Deeper Sense of Muslim Africa

March 29, 2017

The Harvard Gazette interviewed Professor Ousmane Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the world’s MuslimsOn April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."

Prison

At HDS, 'Moral Outrage' and Mass Incarceration

March 29, 2017

During a panel event at the Divinity School, experts in criminal justice policy discussed the racial, moral, and ethical implications of mass incarceration in the United States.

Rosalyn R. LaPier

Why Is Water Sacred to Native Americans?

March 24, 2017

Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate Rosalyn LaPier writes that for Native Americans, water does not only sustain life–it is sacred.

Kevin Madigan

Mascots and the Crusades

March 20, 2017

Professor Kevin Madigan discusses how the meaning of the word “Crusader” has evolved since the College of the Holy Cross adopted it in 1925.

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