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

February 15, 2021
By Emily Judd ’19 M.A.R. In one of the most contentious places in the world, the Rev. Nicholas Porter ’94 M.Div. has sparked a peace movement. Porter, also a Yale College...
February 9, 2021
By Pressley Peters   The Rev. James K. Donnell ’58 B.D., a retired Presbyterian minister from Pennsylvania, had such confidence in his alma mater that he contributed over $1...
February 9, 2021
Abdul-Rehman Malik, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Islamic Studies, is the host of “This Being Human,” a new podcast series offered by the Aga Khan Museum. Learn...
February 1, 2021
By Emily Judd ’19 M.A.R. Yale Divinity School alumni figured prominently in the National Prayer Service for the Inauguration of President Joe Biden, held January 21 in the...
January 13, 2021
By Emily Judd ‘19 M.A.R. Religion can be a healthy part of politics and Democratic politicians should speak up more publicly about their faith, said U.S. Senator Chris Coons...

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