MDiv candidate Shane Snowdon recounts her shattering experience of hitting and killing an 18-year-old on a California highway. The incident has led her to devote her time to developing a “crash ministry” that includes trying to foster reconciliation, as possible, between drivers and the loved ones of those who have died.
Jeremy Jones is a first-year ThM candidate at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Before coming to Boston, he spent three years pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya. He participated in the "Theological German" course during the 2018 Summer Language Program at HDS, and is now currently applying to doctoral programs.... Read more about Humans of HDS: Making the Leap
Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile — both chaplains who were trained at the Harvard Divinity School — and the show's producer Ariana Nedelman seek to use religious reading practices to address what they see as a hole left by institutional religion.
HDS Professor Laura Nasrallah knows Harvard University and Princeton University well. Having earned degrees at both (AB ’91 at Princeton, MDiv ‘95, ThD ‘02 at Harvard) the Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity is familiar with the vast resources and archives each institution has to offer.... Read more about Studying the Old by Doing Something New
"The value of a person is inherent by virtue of the fact that the person is created in God’s image and likeness ... whether or not we are considered “productive” by society."—Nougoutna Norbert Litoing, PhD candidate... Read more about Humans of HDS: The Language of Love
History books are filled with accounts of the past, shaped by the perspectives of those who wrote them. A reader’s imagination may conjure events across the miles and millennia based on those accounts, but at best their own life experiences and interests may influence their sense of history. A fuller picture is guided by scholars in classrooms where lessons are shaped by a lifetime devoted to the study. And few historical events are as widely studied—and discussed—as those found in the Bible.... Read more about Where the Present is a Continuation of the Past