Professor Jacob Olupona is spearheading the Institute of Advanced Studies in Nigeria, which will train its fellows to become "excellent university teachers, researchers, scholars, and public policy analysts who will effectively engage discussions on the challenges confronting our contemporary society in a globalized world."
Stephanie Paulsell is the Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies. On July 2, she delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at Memorial Church. Below are her remarks. Read more about On Pilgrimage
In an essay, Professor Jon D. Levenson reexamines Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind, and asks the question: Why has modern academic culture proven so vulnerable to the forces now transforming it so fundamentally?
Catherine Brekus is the Charles Warren Professor of the History of Religion in America at Harvard Divinity School and the Program in American Studies at Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is currently working on a book about Christianity and American nationalism.Read more about Christianity, Politics, and American Destiny
It’s as much a part of the season as a beach trip or baseball: compiling a summer reading list. To help get you started, members of the HDS community shared what they’ll be reading this summer—for work and for pleasure. Read more about An HDS Summer Reading List
On Thursday, June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. In December 2015, nearly every country in the world agreed to the first global pact aimed at reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. Dan McKanan, Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Association Senior Lecturer in Divinity, wrote a commentary following Trump's controversial announcement.