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Nothing to lose: YDS alum Stanley Hauerwas on retirement, citizenship, and the church of the future


Now that Stanley Hauerwas has reached emeritus status at Duke Divinity School, his idea of retirement is to work on three books, preach regularly, and take up a (part-time) post as chair of theological ethics at University of Aberdeen in Scotland.

Lucinda Huffaker: mapping new sites of theological fieldwork


Metaphors abound for Lucinda Huffaker's work at YDS. She shepherds YDS students on their vocational quest. She connects the dots between student passion and social need. She scouts the shifting ground between church and world.

YDS-based researchers identify Mohegan figure who wrote 1776 journal


Researchers based at YDS have linked a 238-year-old account of a young Mohegan woman’s deathbed utterances to two of the most revered figures in the tribe’s history.

Matthew Croasmun of YCFC Wins Major Young Scholars Award


Matthew Croasmun, director of research and publications at the Yale Center for Faith & Culture at Yale Divinity School, has been named a winner of the University of Heidelberg’s Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise for 2015.

Ferguson: YDS community grieves with the nation


On Dec. 1, Marquand Chapel became a bridge between the YDS community and many thousands of protestors nationwide as students, faculty, and staff gathered for reflection over the news there would be no indictment in the killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

Online store turns new page in Student Book Supply’s 76-year history


From cuneiform tablets and papyrus scrolls to Gutenberg’s press and Bible apps, the history of theological texts has always been a story of changing technology. And today, there’s a new page in that story: the Yale Divinity School Student Book Supply is now online.