Harvard Divinity School
A metallic-gold shipping container at the Divinity School is connecting Cambridge students with refugees from Iraq, Gaza City, Jordan, and Germany.
Traditionally, Tyagananda said, monasticism has focused on “not being a part of society at all.” Modern monastics, by contrast, maintain some societal engagement.
Popular among some American Protestants, the prosperity gospel is a concept which holds that material wealth and physical health are signs that an individual is favored by God.
Harvard affiliates flocked to the Divinity School this weekend, celebrating its two centuries of existence with lectures, a panel of Harvard deans, and a bicentennial party, concluding a years-worth of festivities.
At the event, speakers presented medical and scientific research related to the mind.
At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”
Sculptures representing religious traditions from around the world adorn the walls of the Center for the Study of World Religions common room.