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News & Events

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.

Remembering Seán Freyne, 2007-08 HDS Visiting Professor
08.05.2013 News Story Mayo News

Professor Freyne passed away on August 5. An expert in Galilean studies, he was widely admired by the Harvard community.

Audio Feature: 'Pray Without Ceasing'
08.02.2013 News Story

HDS professor Stephanie Paulsell delivered the Sunday Sermon, "Pray Without Ceasing," at Harvard's Memorial Church. Listen via SoundCloud.

HDS Professor Remarks on Pope Francis's Comments about Gay Priests
07.31.2013 News Story NorthJersey.com

Francis's remarks about gay priests were more compassionate than those of his predecessors, even if they hold to the same doctrinal views on the subject, says HDS Professor Francis Fiorenza.

David Hempton Receives Honorary Degree, Delivers Graduation Address at Queen's University Belfast
07.24.2013 News Story

In front of Queen's University Belfast faculty, staff, and students, David Hempton spoke on the importance of religious literacy and running toward risk.

Five Questions for Transgender Chaplain Cameron Partridge, MDiv '98
07.19.2013 News Story Washington Post

Cameron Partridge, HDS lecturer and graduate, talks about his transgender and spiritual journeys, his discomfort with simplistic views of male and female, and feeling at home in Anglicanism.

HDS Alumnus Introduces 'Jesus The Zealot'
07.17.2013 News Story The Daily Show

View an interview on "The Daily Show" with Zealot author Reza Aslan, MTS '99, whose new book investigates the historical and political sides of Jesus.

After Zimmerman Verdict, HDS Student Reflects On Race And Justice
07.15.2013 News Story WBUR Radio Boston

HDS student Willie Bodrick II spoke on WBUR Radio Boston about the meaning of the George Zimmerman verdict and its meaning to African American communities.