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Michael Curry ’78 M.Div. Elected Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church


Michael Curry ’78 M.Div. is the new Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The first person of color elected to the office, Curry was the first-ballot choice of the House of Bishops at the Episcopal Church’s General Convention on June 27.

Norvel Goff '91 M.Div. steps into key role at Emanuel AME


Norvel Goff '91 M.Div. walks a fine line between leading and comforting the congregation of Emanuel AME in Charleston as he steps into the interim pastor role. Story by the Hartford Courant.

Ghost letters hold clue about long-lost 'Ben Sira' chapters


In a new scholarly article, YDS faculty member Eric Reymond explores a clue about the long-lost opening chapters of a key Ben Sira manuscript.

Pivot points position YDS to meet 21st century challenges


YDS has created a fresh slate of new directions and initiatives to strengthen the school's leadership position to meet the shifting challenges of the 21st century.

YDS graduates look forward, look back


Amid the rush to commencement, some of the new graduates took a moment to reflect on their experience for our video camera.

YDS receives $950,000 from estate of William Haynsworth ’53 BDS


Yale and Berkeley divinity students will benefit for decades to come from a $950,000 gift received from the estate of the late William McCall Haynsworth III ’53 BDS, a World War II naval veteran and longtime Episcopal priest and chaplain in New York.