Harvard Divinity School
As live organ music filtered through Holden Chapel on Wednesday morning, about 50 attendees greeted the usher, accepted a program and hymnbook, and sat in silent contemplation, waiting for Morning Prayers to begin.
Jonathan L. Walton voiced support for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has drawn criticism for sitting down during the national anthem to protest police brutality.
Students, faculty, and staff of the Harvard Divinity School flood into Andover Hall to observe portions of “Faces of Divinity: Envisioning Inclusion for 200 Years.” The exhibit, which explores how the Divinity School became multireligious, opened Tuesday as a part of the school’s bicentennial celebrations.
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.