When he first encountered the work of Cormac McCarthy as a college student in the mid-'90s, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies Matthew Potts became spellbound by the novelist, whose dark and violent narratives have led readers deep into history (Blood Meridian) and forward into a post-apocalyptic future (The Road).
On Aug. 5, 2012, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc., and started shooting. The story of that horror, and the healing that came after, is the focus of a short documentary, "Waking in Oak Creek."
Warren Goldstein is a sociologist of religion teaching at HDS. While his research aims to develop a critical sociology of religion as a "new paradigm" in the sociology of religion, he is more broadly interested in the development of a critical paradigm in the study of religion as a whole.
MDiv candidate Angela Thurston appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the findings she and fellow MDiv candidate Casper ter Kuile made in their report "How We Gather," which examines how religiously unaffiliated millennials are building spiritual communities in America.