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Jeremy Jones

Humans of HDS: Making the Leap

January 17, 2019
Jeremy Jones is a first-year ThM candidate at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Before coming to Boston, he spent three years pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya. He participated in the "Theological German" course during the 2018 Summer Language Program at HDS, and is now currently applying to doctoral programs.... Read more about Humans of HDS: Making the Leap
Professor Giovanni Bazzana poses with students during a trip to Israel as part of his course "Historical Jesus." Photo contributed.

Where the Present is a Continuation of the Past

October 30, 2018

History books are filled with accounts of the past, shaped by the perspectives of those who wrote them. A reader’s imagination may conjure events across the miles and millennia based on those accounts, but at best their own life experiences and interests may influence their sense of history. A fuller picture is guided by scholars in classrooms where lessons are shaped by a lifetime devoted to the study. And few historical events are as widely studied—and discussed—as those found in the Bible.... Read more about Where the Present is a Continuation of the Past

Mary Balkon

Mary Balkon: Spirituality and the Non-Human World

October 16, 2018
Residents at the Center for the Study of World Religions are scholars deeply committed to the study of religion. Below, the CSWR spoke with Mary Balkon, MDiv candidate, on her research in animism, spiritual care, and the non-human world.

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