Faculty News and Research

Professor Stephanie Paulsell

Paulsell Announces 'Pilgrimage' Theme for Memorial Church

October 11, 2019
“My job, in part, is to help people enter that liminal space of transition and think about not just what they want the next minister to be, but who they want to be as a community,” said HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church. “Because it’s such a transitional year, I thought pilgrimage would be a good theme.”
WSRP RA Alicia Izharuddin

Contact Zones

October 7, 2019

Alicia Izharuddin, Visiting Senior Lecturer on Women’s Studies and Islam and 2019-20 Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on October 4, 2019.... Read more about Contact Zones

HDS Professor Cornel West

Cornel West on Nostalgia

October 3, 2019
"There are ways of being nostalgic that are childish, and there are ways that are childlike. The enabling form reinforces your sense of wonder and gets you outside of your ego and narcissism. The disabling form is a matter of wanting to control something that reinforces your narcissism and narrowness," says HDS Professor Cornel West.
Gloria White Hammond

HDS Alum Gloria White-Hammond Recognized for Leadership, Engagement

September 20, 2019
The Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, MDiv '97 and Swartz Resident Practitioner in Ministry Studies, is one of this year's Harvard Alumni Association Award recipients, recognized for her outstanding service to Harvard University through alumni leadership and engagement.
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills

'Caring for the Land as for People'

September 9, 2019
In Camphill communities around the world, "diversely-abled people are pioneering a host of innovative environmental projects and successfully building communities where people and planet prosper," writes HDS faculty member Dan McKanan.