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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Assistant Chaplain Vanessa M. Zoltan speaks to a discussion facilitator about the Weasley twins in“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” during a meeting of the Humanist Hub discussion group “Harry Potter and the Sacred Text”.

Central Administration

Divinity School Dean Advocates for Peace at Morning Prayers

​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.

Mark Jordan
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Mark D. Jordan

Jordan is a leading expert on Christian sexuality and sexual ethics, and has written on topics from sexual abuse within the Catholic clergy to religious same-sex unions.

Race

Rev. Walton Expresses Support for NFL's Kaepernick at Morning Prayers

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.

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Religion

Divinity School Celebrates 200 Years

The Divinity School has lined up a series of events throughout the academic year for its bicentennial.

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Former Harvard Divinity School Dean George E. Rupp observes an image from the exhibit “Faces of Divinity” with his wife, Nancy. The exhibit opened in celebration of the Divinity School’s bicentennial and examines history of how it became a non-sectarian school.

Divinity School Bicentennial
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Divinity School Bicentennial

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.

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation
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Three Friends
Central Administration

With Portrait Unveiling, Gomes Makes Harvard History

​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.

LGBTQ Conference at Harvard
Student Life

Annual LGBTQ Conference Highlights Safe Spaces, Religion

​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.

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Panel Demonstrates Divinity School’s New edX Course

​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.

College

Health Services Director Confirms Two Cases of Mumps

​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.

Morning Prayers during the Queer Divine Week
Student Life

Divinity Students Share BGLTQ Experiences at Memorial Church

Titled “The Queer Divine: Perspectives and Theologies from LGBTQ Lived Experiences,” the series of services examines the intersections between queer identity and religion.

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Divinity School Launches Online Religious Literacy Course

Harvard expects tens of thousands of participants for the Divinity School's new edX aimed at promoting religious literacy.

Andover Chapel at Harvard Divinity School
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Andover Chapel at Harvard Divinity School

The Andover Chapel is one of several places that will be renovated in Andover Hall at the Harvard Divinity School. The renovated chapel will be designed to reflect its role as a multi-faith place of worship.