Faculty News and Research

Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., third from left, in Africa.

A First Visit to Africa

January 17, 2020
Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., reflects on his first trip to Africa, where he lectured on comparative theology and interreligious learning.
Professor Frank Clooney

Advent Is like John the Baptist

December 9, 2019
"Our final surprise too in the Advent season may be that God does come, even in 2019, but most often in smaller and quieter ways than we had expected," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J.
Dean David Hempton and his wife, Louanne

Keeping Home Close after You Leave It

December 4, 2019
For Dean David Hempton and his wife, Louanne, the short film Remains by Northern Ireland artist Willie Doherty spoke to a reality they are all too familiar with. Part of the Harvard Art Museums exhibit Crossing Lines, Constructing Homes, the film gives the audience a look back to The Troubles.
Jon Levenson

A Tale of Two Soloveitchiks

December 4, 2019
Professor Jon Levenson examines—and critiques—an Orthodox rabbi who was fascinated with Jesus and wrote commentaries on the gospels.
Professor Mayra Rivera. Photo: Courtesy Mayra Rivera

Theologians and Women of Color You Should Be Reading

November 18, 2019
HDS Professor of Religion and Latinx Studies Mayra Rivera and former Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate Katie Cannon are "theologians and women of color you should be reading," according to The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.
Professor Frank Clooney

Three Monastics, Two Popes, and This Priest: Life at Harvard

November 13, 2019

"So there it is: three monastics, two popes, one priest, all in two days, grounded in the HDS and Harvard realities of today. Such events are outside the rightfully ordinary mainstream of Catholic community and ministry, to be sure, but it is good that they occur, and good for me as priest to be witness to them, part of this great and unpredictable flow of academic and spiritual energies," writes Professor Frank Clooney.

 

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