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Gloria White Hammond

HDS Alum Gloria White-Hammond Recognized for Leadership, Engagement

September 20, 2019
The Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, MDiv '97 and Swartz Resident Practitioner in Ministry Studies, is one of this year's Harvard Alumni Association Award recipients, recognized for her outstanding service to Harvard University through alumni leadership and engagement.
Leah Penniman

Video: Farming While Black

September 17, 2019

Author, activist, and farmer Leah Penniman discusses the movement for food sovereignty and building a food system based on justice, dignity, and abundance for all members of our community.

Camphill Village Kimberton Hills

'Caring for the Land as for People'

September 9, 2019
In Camphill communities around the world, "diversely-abled people are pioneering a host of innovative environmental projects and successfully building communities where people and planet prosper," writes HDS faculty member Dan McKanan.
Noam Shuster-Eliassi

HDS Fellow Is a Jewish Israeli Comic with Palestinian Fans

September 6, 2019
On a recent Wednesday, Noam Shuster-Eliassi strolled around the tiny village in Israel where she grew up, Neve Shalom or "Oasis of Peace," wishing goodbye to her neighbors. The Israeli comedian was heading to Harvard University in just a few days for to serve as a visiting fellow with the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative of the Religious Literacy Project at HDS. There, she will be writing an hourlong comedy show in Hebrew, English, and Arabic. She is calling it, “Coexistence My Ass.”
Stephanie Paulsell

Stephanie Paulsell On Pilgrimage

August 30, 2019
"My first job in ministry was in a university church, and I love the reach of these places, the connections they can create between their universities and the world around them, and the unique forms of learning they offer," writes HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church.
Stephanie Paulsell

Paulsell Named Interim Pusey Minister

August 20, 2019

HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell, who has been an affiliated minister at Memorial Church for the past seven years, has been named interim Pusey Minister.

Ronald Thiemann

Yeager Reviews Thiemann's The Humble Sublime

August 20, 2019
Georgetown University Professor Diane Yeager reviews the late Bussey Professor of Theology and former dean of Harvard Divinity School Ronald F. Thiemann's The Humble Sublime.
Chris Berlin, second from right, leads a group meditation in Emerson Chapel.

Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

August 13, 2019

Today, mindfulness meditation can be found everywhere from schools to prisons to sports teams.

The trendy fitness apparel company Lululemon is now advertising mindful clothing for men. There’s also Mindful Meats, Mindful Mints, and Sherwin-Williams sells a paint color they call Mindful Gray. There’s even Mindful Mayo, which you can buy at your local Whole Foods for $5.99.... Read more about Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

Professor Frank Clooney

Around the World in 21 Days

August 9, 2019
Professor Francis Clooney just completed an around-the-world trip in three weeks. "In all these sites, my task—and the rationale for the whole trip—was interfaith learning. Specifically, I wished to highlight the need to deepen dialogue by sustained, reflective study," he writes.
Anne Monius

Remembering Anne Monius, Distinguished Scholar and Dedicated Mentor

August 5, 2019

Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions, passed away on August 3, 2019, at the age of 54. She died of natural causes. 

A distinguished scholar and engaging teacher, Monius taught for 17 years at Harvard Divinity School, where she specialized in the religious traditions of India. Her research examined the practices and products of literary culture to reconstruct the history of religions in South Asia. ... Read more about Remembering Anne Monius, Distinguished Scholar and Dedicated Mentor

Marianne Williamson by Radio Open Source

A Politics of Love

August 2, 2019
HDS faculty member Dan McKanan and Ministry Innovation Fellow Angie Thurston discuss presidential candidate Marianne Williamson and New Age spiritual movements on Radio Open Source.
Hilma af Klint 1907

Hilma Af Klint’s New Ways of Seeing

July 26, 2019
Professor Stephanie Paulsell on the Swedish woman who created magnificent abstract paintings years before Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky.
By Deseret News

HDS's Diane Moore on What Americans Know About Religion

July 24, 2019
"If you embrace a complex, rich and dynamic understanding of religion, you'll never exhaust the incredible array of religious expressions it's possible to study," says Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project at HDS.
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