In November 2018, the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature sponsored a session “Krister among the Jews and Gentiles,” to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of Krister Stendahl, who taught at HDS from 1954-1989, with a hiatus to serve as Bishop of Stockholm; he served as Dean of HDS from 1968-1979.... Read more about Reflections from Krister Stendahl’s Academic Neighbor
"Such is the Christian story this Lent ... through Jewish or Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist eyes, or in other venerable traditions, whichever exposes us, illumines us, then gives us back our true selves," writes Professor Frank Clooney.
"I was thinking about being here at the Divinity School, one of the things that has inspired me is it's not just what we believe, but how we behave. And I really see a strong moral imperative among our young people," says Terry Tempest Williams, HDS writer-in-residence.
On March 27, 2019, Richard Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Divinity Mark D. Jordan delivered the Lowell Lecture at Boston University School of Theology. The title of Jordan's lecture was "Queer Callings: Labels, Identities, Vocations."
On the latest episode of the OnScript podcast, Professor Jon Levenson talks about his book, Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel, which explores the origins of the Jewish doctrine of the resurrection of the dead.
“You’d walk into any cathedral or church and the whole idea was to capture the meaning of the Gospel and the Bible visually with stained-glass windows and frescoes, all kinds of paintings and just a lot of visual material,” says Professor Harvey Cox.
Even for the devout, questions about the earliest history of Christianity can seem lost behind a shroud of history and official church teachings. Professor Karen King traces the power of stories told and untold in the growth of the early church.