Faculty and Research

Marianne Williamson by Radio Open Source

A Politics of Love

August 2, 2019
HDS faculty member Dan McKanan and Ministry Innovation Fellow Angie Thurston discuss presidential candidate Marianne Williamson and New Age spiritual movements on Radio Open Source.
Hilma af Klint 1907

Hilma Af Klint’s New Ways of Seeing

July 26, 2019
Professor Stephanie Paulsell on the Swedish woman who created magnificent abstract paintings years before Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky.
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HDS's Diane Moore on What Americans Know About Religion

July 24, 2019
"If you embrace a complex, rich and dynamic understanding of religion, you'll never exhaust the incredible array of religious expressions it's possible to study," says Diane Moore, director of the Religious Literacy Project at HDS.
Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom panel

The State of Religious Freedom in the U.S.

July 15, 2019

Starting July 16, the U.S. Department of State will host its 3-day Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. The event “brings together leaders from around the world to discuss the challenges facing religious freedom, identify means to address religious persecution and discrimination worldwide, and promote greater respect and preservation of religious liberty for all.” Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Vice President Michael Pence, and U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi are all expected to speak.

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David Carrasco and Toni Morrison

HDS's Carrasco Appears in Toni Morrison Documentary

July 8, 2019

The recently released documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, is an artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller. The film examines Morrison's life, works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. It features interviews with Morrison and a number of her peers, critics, and colleagues, including HDS’s Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.... Read more about HDS's Carrasco Appears in Toni Morrison Documentary

Executive Education instructors Laura Tuach and Melissa Wood Bartholomew

Executive Education with a Soul

July 2, 2019
Making Change, HDS's summer executive course, is an intensive, four-day class designed to offer a different type of value from those offering management skills or best business practices.
David Carrasco and Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, Unseen and Unsung: A Brief Oral History

June 20, 2019
"It was impressive how she would fall into this deep awareness of what she was looking at. That’s the way I’ve noticed her over the years," says HDS Professor Davíd Carrasco of writer Toni Morrison.

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