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From Ferguson: Carlton R. Lee engages YDS on religion and race politics

What is the role of religion in addressing Ferguson, and all it represents? How can the church respond? Who better to raise those questions, and begin to answer them, than Carlton R. Lee, the pastor to Michael Brown, Sr.? Lee came to the Quad last week to speak to the YDS community.

YDS Alum Neichelle Guidry Jones one of Time magazine’s "New Faces of Black Leadership"

Neichelle Guidry Jones '10 M.Div., associate pastor of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ and the founder of the shepreaches organization for young women, has been named one of Time magazine’s "12 New Faces of Black Leadership."

Sara Miles visits YDS, promotes communion, community, communication

Renowned reporter, speaker, activist, and author, Sara Miles, launches the new year with an exploration of sustainability, food, justice, and communion.

YDS dean and alumni among 100+ leaders urging ’16 presidential candidates to focus on poverty

More than 100 Christian leaders are uniting to call on candidates in the 2016 presidential election to give focused attention to poverty during their campaigns. Among those signing the letters to the candidates are Yale Divinity School Dean Gregory E. Sterling and several YDS alumni.

Take 5: Interviews Mary Evelyn Tucker

Take 5 offers a brief introduction to Yale faculty members in a Q&A format. The featured faculty member this month is Religion and Ecology co-director Mary Evelyn Tucker.

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.