• Reconciling Peace

    Reconciling Peace

    A Metadiscourse on Remembering Religion and the Troubles in Belfast By: Stephanie Downing, MTS2 “Ireland, the continual past.”[1] This stage direction sets the stage for Northern Irish playwright Stewart Parker’s masterpiece Northern Star. There is perhaps no better setting for a play written in 1984 about the… Read More

    Aug. 3, 2016

  • “Laudato Si: On Care For Our Common Home.”

    “Laudato Si: On Care For Our Common Home.”

    As my yearlong research leave from the Divinity School was winding down this past summer, I found myself imagining how I might put some of the resources in my endowed chair to work for the benefit of our school and the wider community. The notion… Read More

    Mar. 9, 2016

  • On Care for Our Common Home

    On Care for Our Common Home

    On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released Laudato Si’, in English Praise Be to You: On Care for Our Common Home. This encyclical is the first to address the sweeping consequences of anthropogenic climate change, and it presents Pope Francis’ pastoral commitment to the integral flourishing of all… Read More

    Jan. 20, 2016

  • A Plurality of Voices

    A Plurality of Voices

    Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog highlights posts written by VDS and GDR alumni/ae. Hear firsthand about their important work in the community, collaborations with other alumni/ae and faculty, and much more. Be sure to also check out the Divinity School Instagram feed every Tuesday… Read More

    Jan. 12, 2016