Interfaith

Rev. Schuyler Vogel

Responding to Hate With Solidarity

March 7, 2017

On the evening of February 27, two swastikas and the phrase “race office” were carved into the front doors of the Fourth Universalist Society in New York. On Friday, March 10, that church community hosted an Interfaith Solidarity event in response to the swastika vandalism. Below, senior minister and HDS alumnus Rev. Schuyler Vogel, MDiv ’14, talks about standing together in the face of intolerance.   

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.

Ashley Clements, MDiv 16

Humans of HDS: Addressing Others' True Needs

September 1, 2016

Ashley Clements graduated with a master of divinity degree in May 2016. She will begin a hospital chaplain residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston this fall and is pursuing ordination as an interfaith chaplain.

Mushfiqur Rahman Chowdhury

Humans of HDS: Potpourri Identity

May 5, 2016

Mushfiqur Rahman Chowdhury is studying religion, ethics, and politics at HDS. He has a passion for peacebuilding, and last summer he worked as a counselor for Seeds of Peace, helping Jewish and Muslim youth engage in interfaith dialogue, healing, and peace practices.

Sana Saeed

Humans of HDS: Faith and Religious Identity

April 26, 2016

HDS student Sana Saeed grew up in England and has lived in the United States, Pakistan, and Japan, where she centered her research on peacebuilding and religious freedom. Sana is passionate about community organizing and working with youth.

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.

Forgiveness as First Step in Reconciliation

Forgiveness as First Step in Reconciliation

June 26, 2015

Following the sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., writes that the act of forgiving is deeply rooted in some religious traditions.

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