News & Events

Professor Stephanie Paulsell

Bearing Witness

May 25, 2017

Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies Stephanie Paulsell was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 24, 2017. Below are her remarks: Read more about Bearing Witness

Books

Books on Repeat

May 22, 2017

Francis Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, shares the piece of literature he has reread the most, and what about it that keeps him coming back.

Margaux Fitoussi explored her rich ancestry while at HDS

Immersed in the World’s Currents

May 19, 2017

Margaux Fitoussi’s world has changed before her eyes more than once. Born in France, she lived in Paris until she was 7, when her parents—she an American dancer and he a doctor of Tunisian origin—divorced. Next was a home on the edge of the ocean in Long Beach, Calif., where her mother became a teacher, and Margaux lived with her two younger siblings and her Italian-American grandmother. Read more about Immersed in the World’s Currents

eagle podium in andover chapel

HDS Live Stream

May 19, 2017

The next live stream event at HDS will be the Diploma Awarding Ceremony, Thursday, May 25, 12:30 pm. The student speaker will be David Price, MDiv candidate. Join the conversation and share your special moments on social by using #HDS17. Read more about HDS Live Stream

James Comey

James Comey: The Fall of a Niebuhrian

May 18, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey's story illustrates Reinhold Niebuhr’s conviction that historical events tend to refute our illusions, writes K. Healan Gaston, Lecturer on American Religious History. 

Rod Owens

Year in Review: HDS in 2016-17

May 17, 2017

The 2016-17 academic year provided many memorable moments at HDS, from the unveiling of the special Faces of Divinity exhibit to the bicentennial party and reunion. As we head toward Commencement, we take a look back at some of the events that made this academic year so meaningful and special.

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