Ministry Innovation Fellows Casper ter Kuile and Angie Thurston discuss their work to understand where millennial Americans go to find community and how leaders can expand the spiritual offerings of traditional churches.
Catherine Brekus is the Charles Warren Professor of the History of Religion in America at Harvard Divinity School and the Program in American Studies at Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is currently working on a book about Christianity and American nationalism.Read more about Christianity, Politics, and American Destiny
It’s as much a part of the season as a beach trip or baseball: compiling a summer reading list. To help get you started, members of the HDS community shared what they’ll be reading this summer—for work and for pleasure. Read more about An HDS Summer Reading List
The Unitarian Universalist Association elected the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, MDiv '01, as its ninth president on June 24. Frederick-Gray is the first woman elected to lead the liberal religious movement, which includes approximately 1,000 congregations with 200,000 adults and children in the United States.
On Thursday, June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. In December 2015, nearly every country in the world agreed to the first global pact aimed at reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. Dan McKanan, Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Association Senior Lecturer in Divinity, wrote a commentary following Trump's controversial announcement.