This feature is part of an HDS Communications interview series offering students a closer look at selected upcoming courses. Below, we chat with Professor of New Testament Giovanni Bazzana about his fall 2017 class “Apocalyptic Literature from the Second Temple period to Byzantium and Early Islam,” which will introduce students to the crucial role played by apocalyptic literature in shaping religious thoughts and practices.... Read more about Shopping Period: Apocalyptic Literature and the Contemporary World
Every Friday for two hours, 24 Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Pagan, and spiritual or not-religiously-identified HDS students gather for "America's Religious Pluralism: A Case Studies Approach," a seminar co-taught by HDS professor Diana Eck and Jennifer Peace, a visiting professor from Andover Newton Theological Seminary.... Read more about A Hands-on Approach to Pluralism
Stephen Shoemaker, a lecturer on the study of religion, said it is common for his students to be surprised by the significance of religion in the evolution of Harvard, and he believes part of his mission is to raise that awareness.
Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion Kimberley C. Patton, who teaches the course "Dreams and Dreaming" at HDS, discusses the role dreams played in earlier, more religious cultures.... Read more about Dreams and Dreaming