Harvard Divinity School
As a professor and chaplain on Harvard’s campus for more than three decades, Reverend Peter J. Gomes was beloved as a thunderous Baptist preacher and staunch advocate for gay rights.
Roughly 300 scholars, professionals, and students from both Harvard and around the world attended the third annual LGBTQ Conference, hosted at Harvard Law School on Saturday.
Professors of the Divinity School’s new edX Scriptures course shared an array of teaching strategies and resources from each of the six course modules at an introductory panel in Andover Hall on Tuesday.
Two mumps cases have been confirmed across Harvard’s student body, according to an email sent Tuesday evening by Paul J. Barreira, director of Harvard University Health Services.
Titled “The Queer Divine: Perspectives and Theologies from LGBTQ Lived Experiences,” the series of services examines the intersections between queer identity and religion.
Harvard expects tens of thousands of participants for the Divinity School's new edX aimed at promoting religious literacy.
As the Harvard Divinity School’s capital campaign exceeds the halfway mark, its hallowed Andover Hall will undergo a transformation into a central hub of activity for multifaith religion, academic study, and events addressing social issues.
University President Drew G. Faust said last month that the Divinity School’s campaign, which launched publicly in April 2014, has increasingly become a focus of the central administration.
The class, which will be taught by six faculty members and focus on the texts of the world’s major religions, will premiere this spring through edX, the non-profit MOOC provider that Harvard and MIT founded in 2012.
This screening was the first in a film series designed to run alongside the course.
During Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, two Divinity School faculty members accompanied a group of more than 50 undergraduates to catch a glimpse of the leader of the Catholic Church.