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A Call to Serve China’s Children

A Call to Serve China’s Children

November 17, 2005

It was a seemingly mundane activity—the reading of a newspaper—which moved Gwen Moore, MDiv ’00, to make a fundamental shift in her life. In December 1995, Moore scanned The New York Times and noticed a cover story about economic development in China. The piece showed that the great economic gains on China’s coast were far from the grasp of impoverished peasants in the country’s heartland.... Read more about A Call to Serve China’s Children

Jennings Practices the 'Theology of Doing'

Jennings Practices the 'Theology of Doing'

June 10, 2004

After Mark Jennings receives his M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School (HDS) today, he'll end up right where he started: on the mean streets of one of the nation's toughest cities.

Dean Graham Receives Honorary Doctorate From UNC

Dean Graham Receives Honorary Doctorate From UNC

May 15, 2004

William A. Graham, Dean of Harvard Divinity School, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, and John Lord O'Brian Professor of Divinity, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the University of North Carolina on Sunday, May 9, 2004,at commencement exercises in Chapel Hill.

Graham, a Chapel Hill native, graduated summa cum laude from UNC in comparative literature in 1966. He went on to receive master's and doctorate degrees in the comparative history of religion and Islamic studies from Harvard, where he has been on the faculty since 1973....

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