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Reflecting on ‘A Burning Testament to Climate Collapse’

September 23, 2021

This fall at Harvard Divinity School, environmentalist, author, and HDS Writer-in-Residence Terry Tempest Williams is leading a series of online conversations concerning our response to climate chaos, asking the questions: How might we recast this a time of meaning rather than despair? How do arts and activism combine to let us see possibility instead of pessimism? And where do we find the strength to fully face all that is breaking our hearts?... Read more about Reflecting on ‘A Burning Testament to Climate Collapse’

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Boston Vaccine Day Held In Roxbury

September 22, 2021
The Rev. Erica Williams, MRPL '22, spoke about the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at Boston Vaccine Day held in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
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The Uproar Over the 'Ultimate American Bible'

September 16, 2021
“Putting the Bible or placing American history within the Bible, or suggesting the U.S. is a source of revelation, is seen by many evangelicals as a kind of heresy,” said HDS Professor Catherine Brekus.
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Where Were You When It Happened?

September 10, 2021
"My conversation about Islam with my boss on the first day of work had been hijacked by the terrorist attacks, and it would forever change the trajectory of my life," says Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Muslim Chaplain at Harvard University and Lecturer on Muslim Studies at HDS.
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20 Years after 9/11, Remembering the Legacy of Fr. Mychal Judge

September 9, 2021
"So, as we approach the 20th anniversary, we hold in our hearts the memories of all those whose lives were lost, whose innocence was taken or whose existence was forever changed at 7:59 a.m. when American Airlines Flight 11, bound for Los Angeles, lifted off the runway of Boston's Logan International Airport," writes Anne Gardner, MDiv '05.

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Black And Buddhist

The authors of the new anthology, Black & Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation & Freedom, engage the question: What can Buddhism offer African Americans who want to be emotionally resilient in a context they cannot singlehandedly change?

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