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Acting on Faith

Acting on Faith

September 20, 2012

Eboni Haynes has gone by many names: actress, Angeleno, Catholic—but now she prefers Nola, in homage to her beleaguered and beloved hometown of New Orleans.

"After the Saints won the Super Bowl in 2010, friends started calling me Nola, and I liked it," explained Haynes, now a second-year student in Harvard Divinity School's (HDS) master of divinity degree program.

The Sacred Toni Morrison

The Sacred Toni Morrison

September 20, 2012

An HDS series probes aspects of religion in the Nobelist author's writings.

Fresh Year, New Minister

Fresh Year, New Minister

September 4, 2012

Jonathan Walton, HDS Professor and the new Pusey Minister of Harvard's Memorial Church, delivered the "Freshman Sunday" sermon on September 2.

Lessons That Lead Toward Peace

Lessons That Lead Toward Peace

September 4, 2012

At the annual HDS Convocation, new Dean David N. Hempton drew on the memory of violence he witnessed in Northern Ireland to offer hopeful visions for the future.

Of Ezekiel, Gandhi, and Pussy Riot

Of Ezekiel, Gandhi, and Pussy Riot

August 26, 2012

What does legendary HDS Professor Harvey Cox have in common with the three female members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot? Read more to find out.