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HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell

Professor Stephanie Paulsell to Deliver Annual Harry Vaughan Smith Lectures

January 18, 2019

Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at HDS, will deliver Mercer University’s 28th annual Harry Vaughan Smith Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion Lectures. She will present three lectures on the theme "Lost in the Mystery of God: Spiritual Practices."

Brekus course AHTL exhibit. Photos by Olivia Falcigno

Slavery Alongside Christianity

January 7, 2019

A student exhibition at Andover-Harvard Theological Library probes the ties and tensions between Christianity and slavery during American bondage.

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How Dead Spirits Helped Women Find Their Voices

January 2, 2019
Ann Braude, director of the Women's Studies in Religion Program at HDS, discusses the Spiritualism movement in America during the nineteenth century, and how it helped bring women—and reformist ideas—into the public sphere.
Professor Frank Clooney in Jerusalem

HDS Professor Clooney Lectures in Jerusalem

December 18, 2018
"We can only pray that people of all three faith traditions reach deep into their traditions to find how God wants us to live together in peace ...," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney.

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