Ethics

Audrey Choi

A Force for Good: A Student Reflection on HDS 3092: Ethical Discernment in Business Contexts

March 31, 2020

The following personal reflection was written by Chloe Merrell, student at the University of Cambridge. Chloe was awarded the Joseph Hodges Choate Memorial Fellowship, allowing her to study at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 2019-20 as a non-degree special student.... Read more about A Force for Good: A Student Reflection on HDS 3092: Ethical Discernment in Business Contexts

James Comey

James Comey Read a Lot of Reinhold Niebuhr. Did He Learn Anything?

April 25, 2018
K. Healan Gaston, Lecturer on American Religious History and Ethics, writes that only by following former FBI director James Comey’s efforts to be a Niebuhrian can we fully understand his recent book, A Higher Loyalty, and begin to untangle some of the enigmas in Comey’s behavior. 
Dan Cnossen

Heart of Mettle Seeks More Than Medals

April 12, 2018

This time it wasn’t about the medals. For Daniel Cnossen, it was about recapturing what drove his passion for the Navy SEALs: discipline, intensity, training, focus, commitment, and teamwork. And it was about adding another challenge to the adventure he’s lived since losing both his legs above the knee to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.... Read more about Heart of Mettle Seeks More Than Medals

Cornel West

Shining a Light on America’s ‘Spiritual Blackout’

December 4, 2017

Cornel West's  course, “American Democracy,” co-taught with Harvard Law School professor Roberto Unger, addressed the rise of inequality and nationalism in the United States through the lenses of class, race, and identity, and suggested ways to work for institutional change. In this interview, he shares his thoughts about the “escalating spiritual  blackout” in  American politics, what can be done to counteract it, and the role that Harvard Divinity School can play.
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