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HDS Gives Thanks for Its Harvest

HDS Gives Thanks for Its Harvest

November 7, 2013

Though rain forced the annual Harvest Celebration indoors this year, the HDS community still shared in a thankful blessing of the HDS Garden.

Faith, Hope, and Government

Faith, Hope, and Government

November 6, 2013

In Washington, D.C., Dean David Hempton and Harvard Kennedy School Dean David Ellwood probed the public roles of religion and politics.

François Bovon, 1938-2013

François Bovon, 1938-2013

November 4, 2013

Preeminent New Testament scholar and religious historian François Bovon passed away Friday, November 1, in Aubonne, Switzerland, after a long illness. He was 75.

Bovon was Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School, where he was associated for two decades. He joined the faculty in 1993, teaching New Testament and early Christian literature, and he was chair of the New Testament Department from 1993 to 1998 and again from 2001 to 2002.

War-weary Spirits

War-weary Spirits

October 28, 2013

New exhibit at Andover-Harvard Theological Library is a window into belief and loss during the Civil War.

HDS Grad Wins $50,000 Whiting Prize

HDS Grad Wins $50,000 Whiting Prize

October 25, 2013

C.E. Morgan is among 10 emerging authors selected as winners of the $50,000 Whiting Writers' Awards for showing "exceptional talent and promise."

Alumni Counsel

Alumni Counsel

October 21, 2013

Jeff Seul, MTS '97, was restless. In 1995 he left a career as a successful corporate lawyer to study the contemplative practices of different religions at HDS. Midway through his first semester, though, Seul realized that an academic life was not for him.