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Divinity Hall on the HDS campus

Harvard Divinity School Increases Financial Aid Stipends

March 10, 2022

On March 10, 2022, Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton announced enhancements to the School’s awarding of financial aid beginning in the 2022-23 academic year. (Read Dean Hempton’s full message to the HDS community online.) The enhancements include increasing the stipend awarded to continuing and incoming students who receive a stipend as part of their aid package. The stipend increases will apply to both the merit and need-based programs.... Read more about Harvard Divinity School Increases Financial Aid Stipends

Matthew Potts

'Arriving at God'

March 9, 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 9, 2022.

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The flag of Ukraine flying in Harvard Yard.

Putin's Unholy War

March 9, 2022

Vladimir Putin's invasion and war on Ukraine is a crisis. It's a crisis that is unfolding before our very eyes across social media and cable and online news, and it's more than just a political crisis, though that's likely what most of us are hearing about. Putin's war is crisis of humanity. It's a crisis of conscience … and it's a crisis with deep religious ties.... Read more about Putin's Unholy War

Dr. Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina

A Lasting Impact

March 9, 2022

Reflections from HDS Yang Visiting Scholar in World Christianity, Professor Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina

Professor Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina is one of two Inaugural Yang Visiting Scholars in World Christianity at HDS during the 2021-22 academic year. Below, Professor Adesina talks about growing up in Nigeria as the first of five children, how she became interested in teaching and in religious studies, her journey to Harvard Divinity School, and how the Yang Visiting Scholars role has helped advance her work.... Read more about A Lasting Impact

2021-22 WSRP Research Associate Heather White

Research Associate Heather White on 'Hosting the Counterculture'

March 4, 2022
Heather White, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Gender and Queer Studies at HDS and a Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate for 2021–22, describes her year-long research project at the WSRP, "Hosting the Counterculture: Histories of Queer Episcopal New York."

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