Ministry

Jeremy Battle

Grounded in Tradition

February 22, 2017

On a Thursday in early January, the Rev. Jeremy Battle, MDiv ’13, had all the concerns of any other Baptist pastor: planning music for Sunday's service, juggling various appointments, and responding to urgent news within the community.

Susan Hayward

Divine Disruptor

January 11, 2017

Working for durable peace is more or less Susan Hayward’s job description. Where fellow HDS alum Steve Simon keeps his eye on the potential for religiously inspired violence, Hayward, MDiv ’07, director of religion and peacebuilding at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), leverages the power of faith communities to resolve conflict.

Rev. Erik Martinez Resly, MDiv '12

The Modern Divines

December 1, 2016

In December 1815, President John T. Kirkland, appealed for support of the “best and noblest cause, which human benevolence is permitted to advance”: the education of ministers at Harvard University. His letter to the School’s alumni described society’s “peculiar” interest in these professionals:

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