News & Events

Pope Francis

Slowly, Shifts at the Vatican

November 25, 2014

The pace of change has sped up at the Vatican in recent months as key shifts in both personnel and tone have signaled a push by Pope Francis toward a more inclusive Catholic Church.

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace

November 21, 2014

What really goes on inside Harvard Divinity School? Boston Common magazine takes a look in an article that describes the School as a gem "not just in Boston but for the world."

President Jimmy Carter

An Evangelist of Justice

November 21, 2014

Calling abuse and violence toward women and girls the most horrendous human rights issue on Earth, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter charged the hundreds who came to hear him talk at Harvard to stop the harm being done to half of the world's population.

Jimmy Carter: Still Driven

Jimmy Carter: Still Driven

November 18, 2014

HDS hosted former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on November 19 at Memorial Church where he spoke about his new book. Before his visit to campus, he spoke at length with the Harvard Gazette about women, religion, violence, and power.

Russell Banks

Saving Ourselves to Save Our Children

November 13, 2014

 "We have unknowingly sacrificed our children in order to feed Moloch," said author Russell Banks, describing Moloch—a Levantine god to whom children were sacrificed—as "god of capitalism."

Peter J. Gomes

Alumni/ae Council Calls for Gomes Nominations

November 13, 2014

The HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council (AAC) today announced the opening of the nomination process for the 2015 cohort of recipients of the Peter J. Gomes STB '68 Memorial Honors.

Spiritual and Sustainable

Spiritual and Sustainable

November 10, 2014

It's considered a serious threat to the future and it's what HDS Dean David N. Hempton called one of the topics of our lifetime.

Cynthia Kane HDS

Serving in the Service

November 7, 2014

HDS alumna Rev. Cynthia L. G. Kane is a peace-loving pacifist and Unitarian Universalist minister. She is also a Lieutenant Commander in the Chaplain Corps of the United States Navy.