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Way Forward on Climate Change

April 22, 2022
“I don’t see grief as the opposite of hope,” said Terry Tempest Williams, writer-in-residence at the Harvard Divinity School and environmental author and advocate, referring to the sense of loss shared by some over the damage already done. “But if we acknowledge the world is dying then we can move past the depression and do something.”
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HDS Program Aims to Create New Spaces for the Spiritually Marginalized

March 22, 2022

Historically, professional organizations in the study of religion have ignored the experiences and practices of marginal and new religious movements. The new Program for the Evolution of Spirituality (PES) at Harvard Divinity School is working to ameliorate the marginalization of these spiritual movements through associated courses, ongoing colloquia, and conferences that center the experiences and practices of marginal spiritual communities.... Read more about HDS Program Aims to Create New Spaces for the Spiritually Marginalized

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Chance of Sun in Michael Pollan’s Climate Forecast

November 3, 2021
“Nothing is inevitable; everything’s evitable; and that’s really important. That’s one of the reasons we study history, and we see that very specific decisions resulted in specific outcomes. It didn’t just happen. We’re very fatalistic. People assume things are the way they have to be and they’re not,” Harvard Professor Michael Pollan told Terry Tempest Williams, writer-in-residence at HDS, during an online conversation Monday, “The Climate of Consciousness.”
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Gathering Historias' Reveals Deep-Rooted Connections to Nature and Community

April 29, 2020

Steven Salido Fisher is doing sacred work simply by listening to people as they share the stories in their hearts. The Harvard Divinity School (HDS) student is building on a mission to give people in the local Hispanic community an elevated voice about the natural environment. His project, “Gathering Historias” is documenting, in their native language, their experiences with nature including the historic green space of The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.... Read more about Gathering Historias' Reveals Deep-Rooted Connections to Nature and Community

De “Gathering Historias” participante Tania Erlij: “Hay mucho para ver, cómo lo veas, como científica o como nada más apreciar.

Gathering Historias' Revela Conexiones Profundas Con La Naturaleza Y La Comunidad

April 29, 2020

Steven Salido Fisher está realizando un trabajo venerable simplemente al escuchar las historias que las personas comparten desde sus corazones. El estudiante de la Escuela de Teología de Harvard (HDS, por sus siglas en inglés) está trabajando en una misión para darle una voz elevada a los habitantes de la comunidad hispana local en el tópico del medio ambiente. Su proyecto, “Gathering Historias,” está documentando, en su idioma nativo, las experiencias de las personas con la naturaleza, incluyendo el espacio verde e histórico del Arnold Arboretum de la Universidad de Harvard.... Read more about Gathering Historias' Revela Conexiones Profundas Con La Naturaleza Y La Comunidad

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