The original "freedom schools" offered a free, progressive education to Black students in the Civil Rights era-South. At Harvard, HDS alum Najha Zigbi-Johnson and Lesedi Graveline, MTS '21, reimagine what an Ivy League education could look like.
Summer has always been a time to catch up on that ever-growing reading list, whether it be for work, for pleasure, or, this summer, for knowledge and strength in these uncertain times. Below, members of the HDS community shared what they’re reading.... Read more about HDS’s 2020 Summer Reading List
If you’re thinking about coming to divinity school, you might be wondering how to decide where to apply when you can’t visit campus. The HDS Office of Admissions has developed resources to help you explore HDS!
Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20, was selected by her student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2020. The following remarks were delivered by Lipscomb during the Virtual Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 28.... Read more about 'Be the One'
"As the year comes to a close, I find myself feeling immense gratitude for the classmates and courses of the first year of divinity school in all its complexity and challenge," writes MDiv candidate Julia Reimann.
Angie Cecil, MDiv candidate, created an interior pilgrimage inspired by St. Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle. The pilgrimage, which was developed as part of the Memorial Church's Pilgrimage Project, can be made without leaving your living room. In the audio file, itinerary, and text below, Cecil leads the participant through each step of the journey.... Read more about Spiritual Practice: Pilgrimage in Place
“The classes are proceeding as close to normal as one could hope for under the circumstances. We’re all determined to finish the semester,” said Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and associate dean for faculty and academic affairs.