Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison created many memorable characters—from Sula and Beloved to Frank Money. Her notions of goodness and mercy shown in these characters also reflect her understanding of the sacred and the human spirit.... Read more about Goodness and the Literary Imagination
“My job, in part, is to help people enter that liminal space of transition and think about not just what they want the next minister to be, but who they want to be as a community,” said HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church. “Because it’s such a transitional year, I thought pilgrimage would be a good theme.”
Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies and Interim Pusey Minister at Memorial Church, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on September 5, 2019.... Read more about Choosing Which Way to Turn
"My first job in ministry was in a university church, and I love the reach of these places, the connections they can create between their universities and the world around them, and the unique forms of learning they offer," writes HDS Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church.
Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at HDS, will deliver Mercer University’s 28th annual Harry Vaughan Smith Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion Lectures. She will present three lectures on the theme "Lost in the Mystery of God: Spiritual Practices."
"Humiliation isolates us in shame, but humility helps us to see our life in relation to other lives and to ask how our choices affect others. This is as true for communities and nations as it is for individuals," writes Professor Stephanie Paulsell.