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Books on Repeat

May 22, 2017

Francis Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, shares the piece of literature he has reread the most, and what about it that keeps him coming back.

James Comey

James Comey: The Fall of a Niebuhrian

May 18, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey's story illustrates Reinhold Niebuhr’s conviction that historical events tend to refute our illusions, writes K. Healan Gaston, Lecturer on American Religious History. 

HDS Student Tim Gallati

Religion: Millennials Looking Elsewhere

April 17, 2017

Harvard Divinity School staff, alumni, and students discuss on WCVB's Chronicle what's driving millennials to find religion in unusual places.

Rosalyn R. LaPier

Visiting Professor Helps Organize March for Science

April 6, 2017

Rosalyn LaPier, a Visiting Professor and Research Associate with the Women's Studies in Religion Program, is a member of the steering committee for the March for Science taking place April 22.

HDS professor Diane Moore, MDiv '84

HDS Faculty Weighs in on Indoctrination Claim

April 5, 2017

Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project, provides insight to Politifact, which examined a claim that the U.S. Education Department introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools.

Professor Ousmane Kane. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

A Deeper Sense of Muslim Africa

March 29, 2017

The Harvard Gazette interviewed Professor Ousmane Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the world’s MuslimsOn April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."

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