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Livezey Research Puts Urban Churches on the Map

Livezey Research Puts Urban Churches on the Map

April 26, 2002

Lowell Livezey of the University of Illinois, Chicago, is the Visiting Luce Lecturer on Urban Ministry at Harvard Divinity School this Spring. He is teaching two courses this semester, "Religious Agency in the Metropolis" and the Urban Ministry Seminar, co-taught with HDS Professor Nancy Richardson. On Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at 5:15 pm in the Sperry Room of Andover Hall, Livezey was featured in an Urban Ministry Forum entitled "The Shifting Focus of Cities: Sharpening the Church's Lens."

Student Profile: Milia Islam

Student Profile: Milia Islam

March 10, 2002

Early in September of 2001, Milia Islam was already anticipating a tough transition in coming to a big northeastern city such as Boston after having lived most of her life in a small Missouri town (Fulton, population 10,000), and in undertaking a Harvard graduate program that is challenging under the best of circumstances.

WSRP Associates Share New Location and Ideas

WSRP Associates Share New Location and Ideas

February 15, 2002

At first glance, it might appear that the five research associates with the Women's Studies in Religion Program at HDS this year don't have much in common—other than the fact that they're all women. To an extent probably greater than ever before, these 2001-02 resident scholars represent a startling range of academic specialization, ethnicity, religious background, and geographical origin. 

Akedah: Conversation With the Artist

Akedah: Conversation With the Artist

November 15, 2001

Bernard Greenwald was born in Newark, New Jersey, and studied art at the Philadelphia College of Art and at Yale University. He has been a professor of studio arts at Bard College for 32 years. In the latter part of his career, he has taught writing as well, most recently at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. His prints can be seen at the Library of Congress, the National Collection of Fine Art, Yale University, the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, the Portland Art Museum, and, through December 13, 2001, in the Chapel of Andover Hall.