Who Yale Honors
Yale Divinity School Quadrangle includes eight wings, which are undergoing
thorough renovation. They had been used as dormitories and offices.
Five of these wings are named after:
Hopkins, a strong abolitionist voice in Rhode Island around the
time of the American Revolution.
Bacon, a leader of the colonizationist movement and a moderate
Taylor, the first professor of a newly formed Divinity School,
who concluded student-led disputations with pro-slavery decisions
throughout the 1840s and 1850s.
Stuart, a theology professor at Andover who published a scriptural
defense of slavery.
- Lyman Beecher, a colonizationist
mentored closely by Timothy Dwight.