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Harvard Divinity School

Arborist
On Campus

New Assessment Recommends Removing Century-Old Tree at Harvard Divinity School

Arborists have said that a century-old oak tree at Harvard Divinity School should be removed, the University announced Thursday evening.

Arborist
Harvard Divinity School

Arborist

Timothy Armstrong, an arborist, gives a demonstration of the equipment used to evaluate a tree on Harvard Divinity School's grounds.

Yoke of Bondage Exhibit
On Campus

Yoke of Bondage Exhibit

Curated by Professor Catherine Brekus's Freshman Seminar 43D: Christianity and Slavery in America, the Yoke of Bondage exhibit opened at the Andover-Harvard Theological Library December 5th.

Yoke of Bondage Exhibit
College

Freshman-Curated Exhibition Explores Relationship Between Slavery and Christianity

Students in a freshman seminar taught by Divinity School Professor Catherine A. Brekus ’85 curated an exhibit at the Andover-Harvard Theological Library exploring the intersection of slavery and Christianity. The exhibit will be on display until March 15.

HDS Tree
Harvard Divinity School

HDS Tree

Administrators plan to fell a century-old red oak tree on the Divinity School's campus as part of planned renovations to Andover Hall. Some students are outraged.

HDS Tree
Religion

Scheduled Century-Old Oak Tree Felling Pits Students Against Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School enrollee Jesse Bercowetz, who said he identifies as a pagan, said he believes the tree is like an elder family member. Cutting it down is an act of murder. “I question an architectural team and administration who cannot figure out another solution,” he said.

Taproot
Religion

Divinity School Event Explores Humans’ Relationship to Nature

The event convened thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, who spoke about everything from indigenous communities, to religion, to mental health, each in relation to nature and humans’ complex relation to it.

Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School

At Harvard Divinity School in 1971, Linda L. Barufaldi and Emily E. Culpepper proposed that students toot noisemakers every time someone use male pronouns to refer to God.

Taproot
Harvard Divinity School

Taproot

Andrew Nalani, Prathima Muniyappa, and Stacy Bare speak at "Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration" on Wednesday evening at Harvard Divinity School.

Stacy A. Bare
Harvard Divinity School

Stacy A. Bare

Stacy A. Bare, Founder of Adventure Not War and National Geographic Adventurer, speaks about his experiences and connection to the outdoors Wednesday evening at Harvard Divinity School.

Terry Tempest Williams
Harvard Divinity School

Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams offers closing remarks following the three speakers' presentations during the Wednesday evening event, "Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration."

Andover Hall
Harvard Divinity School

Record $25 Million Donation to Divinity School to Fund Renovations

A $25 million donation to the Divinity School will enable a complete renovation of the main campus building, administrators announced last Thursday.

Harvard Divinity School

Portals Project Connects Cambridge Students with Refugees

A metallic-gold shipping container at the Divinity School is connecting Cambridge students with refugees from Iraq, Gaza City, Jordan, and Germany.

Harvard Divinity School

Hindu Monk Talks ‘Modern Monasticism’ at Divinity School

Traditionally, Tyagananda said, monasticism has focused on “not being a part of society at all.” Modern monastics, by contrast, maintain some societal engagement.

The Lure of Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump
Religion

Experts Discuss Role of ‘Prosperity Gospel’ in Trump’s Success

Popular among some American Protestants, the prosperity gospel is a concept which holds that material wealth and physical health are signs that an individual is favored by God.

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