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Seeing the 'Other' With Clarity

Seeing the 'Other' With Clarity

June 10, 2004

Stephanie Saldana, who graduates with a master of theological studies (M.T.S.) degree from Harvard Divinity School today, recently heard that she was chosen to be a Fulbright scholar next year in Damascus, Syria, where she will research "the Muslim Jesus" both historically and in the current moment, focusing on how the figure of Jesus has provided and can provide a springboard for interfaith dialogue.

Jennings Practices the 'Theology of Doing'

Jennings Practices the 'Theology of Doing'

June 10, 2004

After Mark Jennings receives his M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School (HDS) today, he'll end up right where he started: on the mean streets of one of the nation's toughest cities.

Q&A with François Bovon

Q&A with François Bovon

April 29, 2004

François Bovon, Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion, began teaching New Testament and early Christian literature at Harvard Divinity School in 1993, and was chair of the New Testament Department from 1993-98 and again in 2001-02.

Educator, Reformer Kozol Speaks at the Divinity School

Educator, Reformer Kozol Speaks at the Divinity School

April 22, 2004

The children who inhabit the world of award-winning author, educator, and activist Jonathan Kozol '58 don't wear designer clothing, don't have parents who drive around in SUVs, and don't vacation at Disney World.

White Makes Case for Gay Marriage

White Makes Case for Gay Marriage

April 22, 2004

Last Friday evening's (April 16) presentation at Harvard Divinity School by the Rev. Dr. Mel White, the former dean of the largest gay and lesbian church in the world (the Dallas Cathedral of Hope), was billed as a lecture on "Religion, Homosexuality and Marriage: Why We Can't Wait." But it was really a rallying cry.