News & Events

News & Events

Religion and Terror: A Conversation in the Wake of the Boston Marathon Bombings
05.09.2013 Video

View a conversation featuring some of Harvard's top scholars on religious conflict and interfaith peace-building in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.

HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council Announces New Membership and Leadership
05.08.2013 News Story

The HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council is pleased to announce four new members, who will begin terms of service on July 1, 2013.

Sense Where None Seems Possible
05.07.2013 News Story Harvard Gazette

A panel at HDS probed religion's place in cruelties, such as the Boston Marathon bombings.

Get to Know the 2013-14 WSRP Research Associates
05.07.2013 News Story

Take a moment to read about the backgrounds, academic interests, and research of the 2013-14 WSRP Research Associates.

A Conversation with President Drew Faust and Dean David Hempton
05.06.2013 Video

Harvard President Drew Faust and Dean David Hempton discuss the role of religious studies and spiritual life at Harvard and beyond.

Matthew Potts Named Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School
05.03.2013 News Story

Episcopal priest and theological scholar the Rev. Matthew L. Potts, MDiv '08, has been appointed to the HDS faculty.

Two HDS Graduates Receive Prestigious Newcombe Fellowship
05.03.2013 News Story

Two HDS graduates are among 22 PhD candidates selected as a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow for 2013.

Saints, Scholars, and Provocateurs: Chogyam Trungpa and Buddhism in the Twenty-First Century
04.30.2013 Video

This dynamic panel discussion featured Judith Lief, Elizabeth Matthis Namgyel, Mirabai Bush, and David I. Rome.

Making Space for Meditation: Reflections on Practice in an Academic Setting
04.29.2013 Video

View a discussion in the CSWR series Intellectual Worlds of Meditation featuring four HDS students: Leslie Hubbard, Benjamin Van Arnam, Funlayo E. Z. Wood, and Dave Woessner.

William James on Love: The Varieties, Intimacy, and the Divine
04.25.2013 Video

The annual William James Lecture was presented by Jeremy Carrette, Professor of Religion and Culture at the University of Kent.