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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.

Bringing Faiths Together

Bringing Faiths Together

April 15, 2010

It is fondly referred to as God’s motel.

And the two-story building on Francis Avenue, with its apartment-style residences and idyllic courtyard, has long hosted religious scholars from near and far.

'Walden' for the 21st Century

'Walden' for the 21st Century

April 2, 2010

Can a man who once refused the gift of a doormat — because, as he wrote, "It's best to avoid the beginnings of evil" — continue to inspire people in how to live simply?

The answer is yes, but with stipulations, said scholar Lawrence Buell at a Harvard lecture last week (March 25).

Harvard Divinity Today, Spring 2010

Harvard Divinity Today, Spring 2010

April 1, 2010

In this issue:

News From Around the School; Faculty Appointment; Celebrating a Green Campus; Career Services; The Other Side of Disaster; Dean's Distinguished Service Award

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'Doing Justice to Life': A Conversation With Social Anthropologist Michael D. Jackson

'Doing Justice to Life': A Conversation With Social Anthropologist Michael D. Jackson

March 17, 2010

Michael D. Jackson has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School since 2005. The author of numerous books of anthropology, including the prizewinning Paths Toward a Clearing, At Home in the World, and The Politics of Storytelling, he has also published three novels and six books of poetry.