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At Div School, Centuries-Old Aztec Language Speaks to the Present

April 15, 2022
Nahuatl Notequixpoyohuan (“My Nahuatl Friends”) is housed at Harvard Divinity School and supported by the Harvard University Native American Program and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. Some students in the group, now in its second semester, want to reclaim their roots and culture. Some are researchers who need Nahuatl to use primary sources left by scribes.
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Aid Enhancements

April 15, 2022
Harvard Divinity School, which offers aid equivalent to 75 percent of tuition, full tuition, or tuition plus a living stipend, will increase the latter for those eligible to $12,000 in the next academic year, up from $8,000 for international and undocumented students and $9,000 for domestic ones.
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'To Be Known By Love'

April 13, 2022

The Reverend Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at HDS, and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on April 13, 2022.

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2022 Gomes Honorees

​​​​​​​Natural Leaders: HDS Recognizes Community Members Who Explore Connections between Nature and Human Flourishing with the 2022 Gomes Honors

April 13, 2022

Each year, the HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council (AAC) recognizes exceptional graduates and one non-alumni Friend of the School with the Peter J. Gomes, STB ’68 Distinguished Alumni Honors. The award, given in memory of the late Reverend Gomes, celebrates community members whose excellence in life, work, and service pays homage to the mission and values of HDS.

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Announcing Public MRPL Final Presentations

April 12, 2022
Join us in witnessing and celebrating the inaugural cohort of Master of Religion and Public Life candidates as they present their final projects that engage the complexity of religion within their vocations. 
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Why We Worship Men as Gods

April 9, 2022
"There's this narrative that the modern world killed God. Actually the modern world keeps creating new ones," says Anna Della Subin, MTS '10.
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The Ancient Belief of the Divine Counterpart

April 9, 2022
HDS Professor Charles Stang explains the commonplace belief of the “divine twin” in early Christian texts and how it has survived in various forms throughout the centuries.
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'A Man of Vision and Ideas' in Both His Law Firm and His Roxbury Church

April 7, 2022
“I’m doing what’s in the best interest not only of what we believe God is calling us to do but also in the best interest of the people that are in need. Sometimes that means making a decision that goes against business practices for the better good of the people as well as this community," said Willie Bodrick II, MDiv '14.
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Research Associate Rahina Muazu on the 'Female Voice in the Qur'an'

April 1, 2022

Rahina Muazu is Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islam and an HDS WSRP Research Associate for 2021–22. This semester, she is teaching the course, "Gender, Islam and Debates surrounding Female Vocal Nudity in West Africa (Nigeria and Niger)."

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'Death Be Not Proud'

March 30, 2022

The Reverend Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at HDS, and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on March 30, 2022.

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When Passion Meets Purpose

March 30, 2022
Stephany Semones, MTS '08, opened Pink Regalia, a luxury lingerie boutique that offers beautiful undergarments for women of all ages but also specializes in products for individuals who have undergone mastectomy and lumpectomy surgeries, among other procedures. 
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HDS Fellow Presents Art Exhibition on Cultural Activism and Identity

March 30, 2022
Taurean J. Webb, 2021-22 Fellow in Conflict and Peace with the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative at HDS, presented a collaborative art exhibition called “Ye Shall Inherit the Earth & Faces of the Divine” at a virtual event sponsored by the Religion and Public Life.
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Anthropologist Describes Supernatural Adventures

March 28, 2022
In a conversation sponsored by the Transcendence and Transformation initiative of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Jack Hunter, a Welsh author and anthropologist who studies consciousness, religion, ecology, and the paranormal, discussed his academic work and his own supernatural experiences with Giovanna Parmigiani, a lecturer on religion and cultural anthropology at the Divinity School and a scholar of contemporary paganisms.
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Across the Threshold

March 27, 2022
"Love doesn't turn away. Love doesn't sit still. And it doesn't stop trying to welcome the disinherited home. It gets up, and it goes," said the The Reverend Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhD, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, HDS Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, during a sermon at the Memorial Church.
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A Mirror on Every Wall—and a Microphone Behind Every Mirror

March 24, 2022
Harvard Divinity School's statement on “Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging” declares that theological training at the school is “vibrant” with an energy that will guide students to “unlearn and heal” the vices planted in them by society and thereby allow them “to flourish and feel a deep sense of belonging.”