John Strugnell, a former editor-in-chief of the Dead Sea Scrolls project and Professor of Christian Origins Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School, died on November 30, 2007, at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His death came after a week of hospitalization for an infection.
Philip Clayton has spent the past year encouraging the exploration of the delicate balance between the study of science and the study of religion, an interest motivated in part by his own uncertainties of faith.
In her recently published book The Sea Can Wash Away All Evils: Modern Marine Pollution and the Ancient Cathartic Ocean (Columbia University Press), Kimberley C. Patton, who is Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion at HDS, examines our modern environmental crisis in light of mankind's ancient faith in the ocean's spiritual, regenerative qualities.Read more about Q&A with Kimberley Patton
Representatives of three of the world’s major religions tangled over the beginnings of human life, the disposal of surplus embryos from in vitro fertilization clinics, and the conduct of embryonic stem cell research at HDS. Read more about Stem Cells, Through a Religious Lens