HDS's Ministry Innovation Fellows are sponsoring the Nuns and Nones project, which seeks to bring these two groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections.
Zachary Davis, MTS ’19, a producer at HarvardX and host of the podcast “Ministry of Ideas,” would like to change how we understand religion’s place in the twenty-first century. An initiative of the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School, “Ministry of Ideas” has garnered the acclaim of outlets such as BuzzFeed and The Guardian.
Stephanie Spellers, MTS ’96, jumped enthusiastically into the culture wars raging on Wake Forest’s campus in the early 1990s. An African American woman at a southern school that had only recently begun to admit significant numbers of minority students, Spellers frequently found herself at odds with her classmates. When she and Wake’s small group of college Democrats gathered on the campus quad to celebrate Bill Clinton’s victory in the 1992 presidential election, they soon found themselves surrounded by an angry mob.... Read more about The Revolutionary
As part of the ministry colloquium series Mohammad Darawshe speaks about the current challenges of and opportunities for building a shared society in Israel.
He is the director of planning, equality and shared society at Givat Haviva, the Center for Shared Society in Israel. Mohammad is an Arab with an Israeli Passport—a Muslim, Palestinian citizen of the State of Israel. Like 20 percent of Israel’s population, he is, as he puts it, “a child of both identities.” He brings an unexpected way of seeing inside the Middle Eastern present and future. Mohammad is considered a leading...
Shrestha Singh grew up in the Bay Area in California. She is the daughter of Indian immigrants and has an older sister and a pit bull mix named Scout, whom she loves very much. Shrestha is the Hindu Chaplain at both Wellesley College and Brandeis University.... Read more about Humans of HDS: My Path to Hindu Chaplaincy