HDS in the News

Diane Moore

When Journalism Meets Religion

December 8, 2016

Through the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative, Senior Lecturer Diane Moore hopes to enhance understanding of religions to undercut bigotry and prejudice.

CSWR

Worlds of Religions at Harvard

November 17, 2016

Nestled on the edge of the Harvard Divinity School campus, the Center for the Study of World Religions promotes the study and understanding of the complexities of the world’s religions while fostering a vibrant community and a rich intellectual exchange. Enlightening conversations arise spontaneously and informally, as residents and visitors mediate, do their laundry, have a meal or a snack, or watch the wild turkeys gather.

Professor Frank Clooney

Jesus, the End Time, and Donald Trump

November 14, 2016

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religion, writes about the outcome of the recent presidential election and says that Jesus teaches us to stand firm in times of crisis.

Fear Among Some Immigrants

Fear Among Some Immigrants

November 10, 2016

As for the United States-Mexico relationship, Trump’s presidency poses a serious risk to the advances made during the Obama years, says Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.

Voting booth

Divinity School Students and Staff Debate Mass. Ballot Questions

November 8, 2016

A group of Divinity School students and staff exchanged differing opinions on the Massachusetts referendum questions on charter school expansion and the legalization of marijuana during a "Religion in the News" event at the Center for the Study of World Religions.

Kerry Egan, HDS alumna

The Strength of the Human Soul

October 31, 2016

HDS alumna Kerry Egan says on NPR that despite the sadness and loss that are implicit in her work as a hospice chaplain, there is also great joy.