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News & Events

The Last Sermon
09.15.2008 News Story

Barbara Paulson was ordained at First Congregational Church on August 1, 1988, fresh off a master of divinity degree from HDS. Twenty years later, she was celebrating her birthday by delivering...

09.15.2008 Video

On September 15, Donald K. Swearer delivered the 2008-09 Convocation Address: "An Ecology of Human Flourishing." Paul D. Hanson, Florence Corliss Lamont Professor of Divinity, delivered the...

07.20.2008 News Story

The once prevalent suggestion that religious thinkers and scientific scholars cannot truly engage in meaningful discourse has been mostly reduced to a moot point.

07.10.2008 News Story

After 22 years of teaching, writing and publishing, and serving in various academic and administrative roles from Colorado to Connecticut, Jane I. Smith returned to Harvard Divinity School...

06.20.2008 News Story

Mark D. Jordan has been appointed as the first Richard Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School.

06.15.2008 News Story

Sea shells, beads, candles, pictures, flowers, a doll, a set of keys, a wheel used for steering a ship—these were some of the items immersed within the altar.

Spirituality and Physical Space: An Interview with Davíd Carrasco
05.20.2008 News Story

A conversation with HDS professor Davíd Carrasco about his book City, Cave and Eagle's Nest.

Theorizing Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Religion Speaker Series
05.15.2008 Audio

The final event of "Theorizing Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Religion Speaker Series" took place on May 15, 2008. Participants in the panel were Stacy M. Floyd-Thomas, Brite Divinity School,...

On the Barbaric Transmission of Cultures
05.12.2008 Audio

An address by Homi K. Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Department of English, Harvard University; director of the Humanities Center at Harvard University; and Distinguished...

05.08.2008 News Story Harvard Gazette

Where and how science and religion intersect is a debate that dates back centuries; it's also a regular part of contemporary discourse.