HDS student Nestor Pimienta, photo by Jon Chase

Peace, in Theory and Practice

September 14, 2016

Earlier this month, I was one of six Harvard Divinity School students sitting in the United Nations’ Security Council chamber listening to delegates from countries around the world talk about how faith and religion were both causes and solutions to peace and violence.... Read more about Peace, in Theory and Practice

Ashlynn Rickord

Highlighting Forgotten Histories

September 6, 2016

This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton’s campaign initiatives, HDS continued its ongoing effort to provide students with financial support so that they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences.

The Dean’s Summer Internship Awards are $5,000 stipends that enable several MTS students to make positive...

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Politics Into Poetry

Politics Into Poetry

August 26, 2016

As we move into the campaigns’ last months, we need an antidote to the weightless, reckless words crowding the atmosphere, writes Professor Stephanie Paulsell.

Dudley Rose

Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age

August 18, 2016


The Pamphlet is a new podcast devoted to the surprising history of Unitarian Universalism, including its connections to pirates in the colonial era and to Communist spies in the 1950s. HDS alumnus Sean Neil-Barron, MDiv ’15, who cocreated the podcast, says its title points back to the cheaply printed tracts that helped spread religious viewpoints to the masses, often generating spirited rebuttals in the process.... Read more about Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age

Loowit Trail. / Photo: Katrina Peterson

Called by the Woods

August 17, 2016

Katrina Peterson, MDiv '16, penned a personal essay that explores the relationship between humans, nature, and well-being.