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HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell

Professor Stephanie Paulsell to Deliver Annual Harry Vaughan Smith Lectures

January 18, 2019

Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at HDS, will deliver Mercer University’s 28th annual Harry Vaughan Smith Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion Lectures. She will present three lectures on the theme "Lost in the Mystery of God: Spiritual Practices."

Jeremy Jones

Humans of HDS: Making the Leap

January 17, 2019
Jeremy Jones is a first-year ThM candidate at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Before coming to Boston, he spent three years pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya. He participated in the "Theological German" course during the 2018 Summer Language Program at HDS, and is now currently applying to doctoral programs.... Read more about Humans of HDS: Making the Leap
Brekus course AHTL exhibit. Photos by Olivia Falcigno

Slavery Alongside Christianity

January 7, 2019

A student exhibition at Andover-Harvard Theological Library probes the ties and tensions between Christianity and slavery during American bondage.

Religious symbols on chalkboard

HDS Project Transforms the Perception of Religion in Classrooms around the Nation

January 4, 2019
Thanks to the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School, which guides teachers in incorporating a constitutionally sound approach to presenting the interplay between culture and religion, students are developing better understanding of how the multiple facets of religion influence human experience.
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How Dead Spirits Helped Women Find Their Voices

January 2, 2019
Ann Braude, director of the Women's Studies in Religion Program at HDS, discusses the Spiritualism movement in America during the nineteenth century, and how it helped bring women—and reformist ideas—into the public sphere.
Professor Frank Clooney in Jerusalem

HDS Professor Clooney Lectures in Jerusalem

December 18, 2018
"We can only pray that people of all three faith traditions reach deep into their traditions to find how God wants us to live together in peace ...," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney.