Harvard Divinity School
- Subscribe via RSS
In an interactive, interfaith performance at Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall on Saturday night, seven Israeli and Palestinian musicians shared a message of peace through the only language that they said they all share–music.
Thomas M. Ferrick, the Humanist chaplain at Harvard for over 30 years, died on Dec. 30 in Cambridge, Mass.
The Harvard Divinity School's first online course is running this term through HarvardX. The course on Paul's letters has already attracted over 28,000 students.
More than 28,000 students from 183 countries have enrolled in HDS1544.1x: “Early Christianity: The Letters of Paul,” Harvard Divinity School’s first foray into edX, which launched Jan. 6—a figure more than 220 times the size of the school’s 2013 graduating class.
A Harvard Divinity School student discussed the state of American health care Wednesday and addressed the question of why American health outcomes pale in comparison to those of residents of other countries.
Reza Aslan HDS '99 talks at the Harvard Divinity School about his experiences as a religious scholar and his Fox News interview, during which he was asked whether a Muslim could write an unbiased account of Jesus Christ.
Reza Aslan, whose interview on Fox News about his book “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” attracted national attention, told a packed auditorium Thursday afternoon that controversies like his treatment during the Fox interview provoke positive discussions about religious biases in the media.
Experts on the intersection of religion and politics gathered in Andover Hall at the Divinity School to share their perspectives and experiences related to the use of religion to justify terror.
Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first female judge in a Palestinian Shari’a court, spoke of struggle and success as a part of the Harvard Divinity School’s “Women’s Rights in a Man’s World” panel on Wednesday.
Harvard Divinity School professors reacted with surprise—and in some cases, comprehension—to Pope Benedict XVI’s historic announcement Monday that he will resign as head of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of this month.
The Harvard Divinity School announced a $10 million gift from James R. Swartz ’64 and former Divinity School artist-in-residence Susan Shallcross Swartz last Wednesday. The donation—one of the largest in the school’s history—will fund the creation of the Susan Shallcross Swartz Endowment for Christian Studies, supporting new professorships, fellowships, and programming at the Divinity School.