“It’s important—even if we don’t stay in the religious tradition we were raised in—to be grateful for it, whatever it is. God uses those traditions, those people, and the communities we were raised in to make us into the people we’re supposed to be.”—Helen Byler, MTS ’18... Read more about Humans of HDS: Gratitude for My Upbringing
The following talk was given on April 28, 2018, by new HDS graduate Melissa Lago at the Bilbao International Literature Festival. This year’s theme was, “Return to nature, a literary utopia,” which sought to pay tribute to Henry David Thoreau and to propose a new way of living based on his work. Melissa’s talk was part of a program to celebrate the translation of Terry Tempest Williams’s book Refuge into Spanish.... Read more about What Does It Mean to be Awake?
Whether you’re packing for a trip to the beach or woods, or comfortably settling onto your couch this vacation season, HDS has some book suggestions you may want to add to your bag or side table. Members of the HDS community recently shared what they’ll be reading this summer—for work and for pleasure.... Read more about What’s on HDS’s Summer Reading List
MDiv candidates Lindsey Franklin and Denson Staples were selected by their student colleagues, faculty, and staff as the class speakers for HDS Commencement 2018. The following remarks were delivered by Franklin and Staples at the Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 24.... Read more about The Afterlife of Ideas
The 2017-18 academic year was full of momentous and memorable occassions. Check out some of the memorable moments from the past academic year on our 2017-18 year in review timeline.... Read more about 2017–18 Year in Review