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Papyrus Troubles
Religion

Doubts About Authenticity of 'Gospel of Jesus’s Wife' Fragment Rekindled

The fragment, which is only a few inches in length, has been marked with controversy since Divinity School professor Karen L. King first presented it in Rome in Sept. 2012.

Papyrus Proved Authentic
Religion

Papyrus Proved Authentic

Professors at Harvard University have studied a fragment of papyrus known as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife.” Scholars have concluded that the papyrus appears to be ancient, not recently manufactured.

Papyrus Proved Authentic
Religion

Divinity School Report Finds Fragmentary Artifact of 'Gospel of Jesus’s Wife' Authentic

After nearly 18 months of controversy and accusations of forgery, a fragment of parchment labeled by Divinity School Professor Karen L. King as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” has now been dated to approximately the eighth century.

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Religion

Divinity School Launches Capital Campaign, Aims to Raise $50 Million

The Divinity School’s $50 million target, which is Harvard’s second smallest school, represents less than 1 percent of the University’s $6.5 billion fundraising goal.

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Israeli, Palestinian Group’s Performance Promotes Political Unity Through Music

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.

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College

Today in Photos (01/30/14)

Harvard Divinity School

Humanist Chaplain Remembered as Pioneer of Religious Diversity

Thomas M. Ferrick, the Humanist chaplain at Harvard for over 30 years, died on Dec. 30 in Cambridge, Mass.

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Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School

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.

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Harvard Divinity School

Thousands Enroll in Harvard Divinity School’s First edX Course

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.

Books

Divinity School Student Discusses American Health Care

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
Religion

Today In Photos (09/27/2013)

Reza Aslan
Religion

Reza Aslan

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
Books

Reza Aslan Addresses Interview Controversy, New Book

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.

Religion Experts
Religion

Religion Experts

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.

Religion

Palestinian Judge Speaks of Women's Injustice at Divinity School

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.

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia

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Unlocking the Map