Krister Stendahl, who played a crucial role in shaping the life and work of Harvard Divinity School, just as he was also a pioneer in the broader realm of ecumenical relations, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at the age of 86. He had been in failing health for several years. Read more about Krister Stendahl, 1921-2008
During a recent week at Harvard Divinity School, a royal delegation from Nigeria strolled down the first floor of Andover Hall and into the Braun Room to meet with Dean Graham and HDS faculty. Read more about Four Ways to Chaplaincy
In his new book, I Don't Believe in Atheists (Free Press), Chris Hedges, MDiv '83, critiques the "new atheists" and argues that their belief system is as polarizing as that of the religious right. Read more about A Conversation With Chris Hedges
Two years after she first thought of the idea of introducing a special program—one that would bring racial and ethnic minority undergraduate students to Harvard Divinity School to expose them to ministerial and theological graduate education—Maritza Hernandez saw her vision become reality. Read more about An Innovative Preview of Life at HDS
On December 6-7, 2007, the Office of Ministry Studies, Harvard Divinity School, held a conference on the progressive church at the First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street. The conference program included an evening opening panel, with three featured speakers, and a full day of presentations and discussions.
John Strugnell, a former editor-in-chief of the Dead Sea Scrolls project and Professor of Christian Origins Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School, died on November 30, 2007, at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His death came after a week of hospitalization for an infection.