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A Spiritual Mentor's Lasting Influence: Henri Nouwen

A Spiritual Mentor's Lasting Influence: Henri Nouwen

March 20, 2006

Twenty-three years ago, the spring issue of Harvard Divinity Bulletin included the following announcement: "Henri J.M. Nouwen, a Dutch priest, theologian, psychologist, and noted author has accepted an appointment at HDS as Professor of Divinity and Horace De Y. Lentz Lecturer. The appointment begins with the 1983-84 academic year and will be on a halftime (spring only) basis to allow Nouwen to divide his time between the Divinity School and a theological center in Latin America."

Divinity School's Hutchison Dies at 75

Divinity School's Hutchison Dies at 75

February 2, 2006

William Hutchison, scholar of American religious history and former co-master of Winthrop House, died of cancer on Dec. 16, 2005, at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He was 75.

A Call to Serve China’s Children

A Call to Serve China’s Children

November 17, 2005

It was a seemingly mundane activity—the reading of a newspaper—which moved Gwen Moore, MDiv ’00, to make a fundamental shift in her life. In December 1995, Moore scanned The New York Times and noticed a cover story about economic development in China. The piece showed that the great economic gains on China’s coast were far from the grasp of impoverished peasants in the country’s heartland.