This past year, HDS began a major renewal project on our main campus building, welcomed new Hindu monastics in residence, became inspired—yet again—by the words and work of our faculty and students, and experienced many momentous moments.... Read more about Top Stories of 2019: A Look Back
"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.
On May 7, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy Cornel West spoke at the funeral service of the Rev. James H. Cone. Cone was a central figure in the development of black liberation theology in the 1960s and ’70s who argued for racial justice and an interpretation of the Christian Gospel that elevated the voices of the oppressed. He died on April 28.... Read more about Cornel West Reflects on the Life of James Cone