In its “How We Gather” study, Harvard Divinity School researchers documented wide-ranging spiritual communities for the young ranging from Afro Flow Yoga and dinner churches to public meditation groups.
Simran Jeet Singh was running home from his office at New York University when he heard the slur. His first impulse was to ignore it as he had so many times in the past. Then he stopped, stiffened, and turned back to the young man who had shouted at him. He and the friends with him were the same age as the students Singh saw in his classrooms every day. Singh decided that this was a “teachable moment.”... Read more about Responding to Hate with Grace
The Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration Conference gathers scholars of various disciplines, activists, organizers, and formerly incarcerated persons and places them in conversation with each other. This conference is a critical study of carceral punishment, especially as it relates to questions of Christian thought and practice, and to provoke awareness and activism around incarceration in America.... Read more about Video: Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration
In the first installment of the 2017–18 Divinity Dialogues series, graduates Willie Bodrick II, MDiv ’14; Tracy Howe Wispelwey, MDiv ’12; and Jalane Schmidt, MDiv '96, AM ’05, PhD ’05, shared reflections on their activism related to the August 12 events in Charlottesville and beyond, as a means of exploring the idea of public voice.... Read more about Video: Divinity Dialogues: Public Voice and Charlottesville