"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.
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.
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.
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
Representatives of three of the world’s major religions tangled over the beginnings of human life, the disposal of surplus embryos from in vitro fertilization clinics, and the conduct of embryonic stem cell research at HDS. Read more about Stem Cells, Through a Religious Lens