David D. Price, MDiv '17, was selected by his student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2017. The following remarks were delivered by Price at the Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 25.... Read more about A Step Toward Freedom
Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies Stephanie Paulsell was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 24, 2017. Below are her remarks:... Read more about Bearing Witness
Jocelyne Cesari is a Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics at HDS. She is a senior fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University, Professor of Religion and Politics at University of Birmingham (England), and Deputy Director for Internationalisation and Collaboration at the...
Alumni/Alumnae Council Chairperson Christopher J. Hanson, MDiv ’10, moderated a discussion with this year's Gomes Honorees about their time at HDS, their views on the importance of School, and their work in the world. The panel was part of HDS's bicentennial celebration and alumni reunion.... Read more about Video: In Conversation: The Bicentennial Gomes Honorees
Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton discussed the role of HDS at Harvard, as well as the role of religion and ethics at other Harvard Schools with Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean James Ryan, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, and Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria. The panel was part of HDS's bicentennial celebration.... Read more about Video: Religion Matters: HDS at Harvard University
On Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, HDS celebrated its bicentennial. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends took part in the joyous celebration and special reunion day on Saturday. Many of them shared pictures, quotes, and thoughts about the bicentennial on social media.... Read more about 2017 HDS Bicentennial Storify
Between 1970 and 1985, HDS changed from an almost exclusively male institution into a school with a majority of women students and a commitment to gender analysis. A panel of those who propelled the women’s studies revolution follow its reverberations into the twenty-first century during a discussion that took place during HDS's bicentennial celebration.... Read more about Video: The Women’s Studies Revolution
As it begins its third century, Harvard Divinity School can provide a valuable service to leaders across campus by helping them navigate the contentious religious issues they increasingly confront in their disciplines.... Read more about An Active Role for the Divinity School