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Clooney on Animals in Heaven

December 15, 2014

HDS professor Francis X. Clooney weighs in on the debate over Pope Francis's recent comments that "Paradise is open to all of God's creatures."

Why We Can't Wait

Why We Can't Wait

December 10, 2014

"We must awaken from our false sense of comfort, and prepare the way for the one who seeks to deliver and set free. To repent is to acknowledge that something has gone awry, and we have a responsibility to confront it," HDS Professor and Minister Jonathan L. Walton says in his sermon on Mark 1:3 and racism.

Islam's Reformation

Islam's Reformation

December 5, 2014

Krista Tippett of On Being talks to Reza Aslan, MTS '99, about Islam's reformation, and putting ISIS, and more, in perspective.

 

 

 

New England's Largest Mosque Seeks Imam

New England's Largest Mosque Seeks Imam

December 5, 2014

William Suhaib Webb, HDS counselor to Muslim students, is leaving his role as the first-ever cleric of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury. HDS Lecturer on Islamic Studies, Jocelyne Cesari, comments on the growing number of US mosques scrambling to find qualified leaders.

Jimmy Carter: Still Driven

Jimmy Carter: Still Driven

November 18, 2014

HDS hosted former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on November 19 at Memorial Church where he spoke about his new book. Before his visit to campus, he spoke at length with the Harvard Gazette about women, religion, violence, and power.

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace

November 21, 2014

What really goes on inside Harvard Divinity School? Boston Common magazine takes a look in an article that describes the School as a gem "not just in Boston but for the world."

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Marching for Earth

September 23, 2014

Among the more than 300,000 people who took part in the People's Climate March in New York City on September 21 were former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and HDS student Annastasia Mullen.

Mullen, MDiv '15, went to New York to join in the march aimed at sounding the alarm on climate change. On September 23, just two days after the march, leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations Read more about Marching for Earth

Faith Healing

June 8, 2006

Watching her grandfather struggle with diabetes late in life, Enesha Cobb became convinced that the medical profession can do better.

On God and Walmart

On God and Walmart

November 19, 2009

What has made Walmart the world's largest corporation? According to scholar Bethany Moreton, the reason largely is a strong religious base.

Youth Talk Peace For Middle East

February 26, 2009

An Israeli and a Palestinian came together yesterday afternoon to discuss compromise and joint action in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at an event held at HDS.

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