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Michelle Goldhaber holding up a stack of books

HDS’s 2021 Summer Reading List

August 11, 2021

The final weeks of summer are upon us.

Students and faculty will soon return to campus after more than a year away. Orientation starts in two weeks. The fall semester begins on September 1. Nevertheless, there are still more than a few days left to enjoy the beach, lake, shady tree, or porch swing all while crossing another book or two off those summer reading lists.... Read more about HDS’s 2021 Summer Reading List

Cornell William Brooks

Spotlight on the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice

August 5, 2021
HDS Visiting Professor Cornell William Brooks leads the Harvard Kennedy School’s William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice, which he calls a think-and-do tank for Harvard students committed to social justice advocacy and rigorous applied research. Brooks is also a Professor at Harvard Kennedy School.
Jon Levenson

Resurrection in the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

August 5, 2021
Professor Jon D. Levenson argues that contrary to a very widespread misconception, the ancient rabbis were keenly committed to the belief that at the end of time, God would restore the deserving dead to life.
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza

Francis Fiorenza on His Esteemed Teaching Career, the Pluralization of Theology, and Studying with the 'Stars of the Stars'

July 29, 2021

Harvard Divinity School celebrates and honors the distinguished career of Professor Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, who, in July 2021, retired from full-time teaching at HDS and now serves as the Charles Chauncey Stillman Research Professor of Roman Catholic Theological Studies.... Read more about Francis Fiorenza on His Esteemed Teaching Career, the Pluralization of Theology, and Studying with the 'Stars of the Stars'

Paintings of the victims of the 2019 El Paso shooting

'Month of Unity' Aims to Help El Pasoans Heal from 2019 Walmart Mass Shooting

July 6, 2021
“The healing garden is about curing, not just remembering. It’s about restoration, it’s about hope of transformation, coming out of this,” said HDS Professor Davíd Carrasco. "It's also saying to the people who have tried to put a boot in the face of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in recent years — that we will not imitate your cruelty with ours."

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