"For the way in which an educational institution thinks about religious groups and their distinctive worldviews touches upon the deeper issue of the nature and goals of education in general and upon the mission of individual educational institutions in particular," writes Professor Jon Levenson.
Sound Education was a 3-day event at Harvard University for educational and academic podcasters and radio hosts, and their listeners. It was hosted by Ministry of Ideas, a podcast based at Harvard Divinity School (HDS).... Read more about Video: Sound Education Conference
Prospect High School social studies teacher John Camardella is wading into the intellectual unknown, all for the benefit of his students. The Illinois native and veteran educator recently threw out the playbook and, with the help of HDS's Religious Literacy project, completely redesigned the curriculum of his world religions elective.
Cornel West's course, “American Democracy,” co-taught with Harvard Law School professor Roberto Unger, addressed the rise of inequality and nationalism in the United States through the lenses of class, race, and identity, and suggested ways to work for institutional change. In this interview, he shares his thoughts about the “escalating spiritual blackout” in American politics, what can be done to counteract it, and the role that Harvard Divinity School can play. ... Read more about Shining a Light on America’s ‘Spiritual Blackout’
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
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
When HDS Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity Laura Nasrallah created the School's first massive open online course (MOOC) for the edX platform, she didn't think much about how many people would register.... Read more about The World's Biggest Ever Bible Course