Leaders for church and world: YDS alumni stories

The alumnae and alumni of Yale Divinity School are pastors, scholars, activists, educators, the heads of numerous ecclesiastical and secular oganizations, and more—all exemplifying the YDS mission of service to church and world.

Below is a collection of stories showcasing the leadership and contributions of YDS alumni/ae, in the United States and around the world.

If you have stories of your own to suggest about YDS alums—including yourself—please let us know

May 19, 2024
Here are brief profiles of some of this year’s graduates. Taeha An ’24 M.A.R. Sean Baz-Garza ’24 M.Div. Caroline Blosser ’24 M.Div. Nailah Garard ’24 M.A.R., M.E.M....
May 10, 2024
Is A.I. a godsend? A threat? Both? In the new issue of Reflections, a collection of writers in the Yale Divinity School community pursue questions and arguments vital to the...
May 3, 2024
Keri Day ’04 M.A.R. was inaugurated by Princeton Theological Seminary as Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion, becoming the first Black woman...
April 30, 2024
By Kim Lawton Traditional 12-step programs have long held that reliance on a “higher power” or “the God of my understanding” can be an important element of recovery. But...
April 26, 2024
By Ray Waddle The movement of the Holy Spirit at Chicago’s historic Trinity UCC Church might sound like John Coltrane, southern gospel, or rapper-producer J Dilla. It might...



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