Video: Divinity Dialogues: 2019 Gomes Honorees

May 2, 2019
Salma Kazmi, 2019 Gomes Honoree

The 2019 Peter J. Gomes STB '68 Memorial honorees speak on the topic of “spiritual innovation.”

The panelists were:

  • Erik Martínez Resly, MDiv ’12, founder and co-director of The Sanctuaries in Washington D.C.
  • Salma Kazmi, MTS ’09, founding executive director of the Boston Islamic Seminary, former associate director of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, and co-founder of the Center for Jewish-Muslim Relations
  • Varun Soni, MTS ’99, dean of religious life at the University of Southern California (USC) and the first Hindu to serve as the chief religious or spiritual leader of an American university.
  • Vanessa Zoltan, MDiv ’15, a humanist chaplain, and CEO and founder of the feminist production company Not Sorry Productions, who with collaborator Casper ter Kuile, created “Harry Potter and Sacred Text”
  • Kerry Maloney, the School’s chaplain, director of the HDS Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, and an instructor in ministry studies.