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Seamus Heaney's Death Caught 'the Heart Off Guard'
09.03.2013 News Story Harvard Gazette

Dean David Hempton explains that reading Heaney's poetry was "a unifying Irish literary experience."

Deep Devotion, Explored
09.01.2013 News Story Harvard Gazette

HDS professor Stephanie Paulsell spans centuries, from Bible to Woolf, in annual Convocation address.

Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion 2013
08.29.2013 News Story

Graduate students and early-career scholars will gather at HDS to present their research at the second annual Ways of Knowing Conference, Oct. 25-26.

Buddhist Ministry Initiative at HDS
08.23.2013 News Story Ho Family Foundation

HDS professor Janet Gyatso is helping to redefine Buddhist studies for a new generation, while deepening Buddhism's engagement with contemporary society.

Alumnus Helps Youth Nurture a Passion for Music
08.22.2013 News Story KoreAm Magazine

Recent HDS grad Charles Kim is helping underserved youth in South L.A. retune their lives through music education.

HDS Grad Named University Chaplain at Tufts
08.20.2013 News Story Tufts University

The Rev. Gregory McGonigle, MDiv '04, is a Unitarian minister with a focus on "lived religion."

HDS Grad Named First Female Presiding Bishop of ELCA
08.15.2013 News Story Religion News Service

Elizabeth Eaton, MDiv '80, has been named the first female presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

HDS Alumnus to Lead New Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives
08.13.2013 News Story Religion News Service

Secretary of State John Kerry has tapped Shaun Casey (MDiv '83, ThD '99) to lead the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives.

Poetry Collection by Dominique Townsend, MTS '06, Featured in WSJ
08.12.2013 News Story Wall Street Journal

The HDS alumna's debut poetry collection "The Weather and Our Tempers" has gotten the attention of the Wall Street Journal. Learn how her academic work and poetry mingle.

Audio Feature: David Lamberth Discusses Emerson's 'Divinity School Address'
08.06.2013 Audio

HDS professor David Lamberth discusses the significance of Emerson's famous 175-year-old address and its contemporary relevance.