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Eat, Pray, at Lefty’s

Eat, Pray, at Lefty’s

July 23, 2010

Master’s degree in religion, check. Dissertation for a doctoral degree (involving ethnographic study of people raised in the fundamentalist Christian tradition who ultimately broke away from it through arts intervention), check. Organic sandwich cart, check.

'My Hope Is That I Can Share My Passion'

'My Hope Is That I Can Share My Passion'

June 2, 2010

Rachelle Sam, who graduated from Harvard Divinity School on May 27 with a master of divinity degree, came to HDS, like many of her classmates, with a wide range of interests. Through the flexibility of the master of divinity degree curriculum, including her field education work with Boston's inner-city youth, Rachelle has discovered a passion for working with students.

The Future of Faith

The Future of Faith

May 14, 2010

Harvard University was founded in 1636 with the aim of advancing learning and developing an educated ministry that could help guide communities in North America.

The Harvard Divinity School (HDS) was established in 1816 to help further that mission.

With Bumps Along the Road, Helping to Pave Smooth Career Paths

With Bumps Along the Road, Helping to Pave Smooth Career Paths

April 19, 2010

For some HDS graduates and students, trying to find employment in the midst of the current economic climate is proving to be a harsh test of patience and perse­verance. Even getting one's foot in the door has become more difficult than in previous years, and current students and alumni can find themselves easily discour­aged while looking for answers.