Religion

Sheehan D. Scarborough
College

College Faith Groups Address Intersection of Religion, Sexuality

Some members of Harvard College’s faith groups say they welcome the discussions of religion and sexuality that Scarborough aims to foster.

Andover Hall on a Snowy Day
Scrutiny

The New Gods: Reforging Harvard Divinity School

From the magazine: Just past its 200th year, the Divinity School must now grapple with questions of identity as its faculty and student body move ever further from its original Christian purpose.

Defining Islamophobia
Student Life

Hillel and Islamic Society Host Event Against Islamophobia

​Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.

Student Groups

Muslim Student Groups Host Vigil At Memorial Church

​Around 100 students gathered Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil in response to a series of hate crimes against Muslims and President Donald Trump’s recent executive order.

Largest Courses Graph
College

Economics 10b Enrolls Most Students for Fourth Consecutive Year

Economics 10b: “Principles of Economics” is the most popular course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the fourth consecutive spring.

College

Students Celebrate Middle Eastern Culture Following Immigration Order

A crowd of Harvard affiliates filled Ticknor lounge Monday to hear performances celebrating Middle Eastern people and cultures following President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

Religion

In Symbolic Gesture, Walton Declares Memorial Church a ‘Sanctuary’

Reverend Jonathan L. Walton declared Memorial Church a “sanctuary” space for Harvard affiliates two weeks after University President Drew G. Faust said she would not adopt the label for Harvard's campus.

Post-Election Teach-In
College

Post-Election Teach-In

Anwar Omeish ’17, a member of the Harvard Islamic Society, speaks about institutionalized Islamophobia to a packed Fong Auditorium on Friday afternoon. The teach-in event highlighted issues of discrimination against Muslims in America in light of Donald Trump's election to the presidency.

College

Islamic Society Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Event

At a time when hate crimes against Muslim Americans have spiked to their highest levels since the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, Harvard’s Islamic Society hosted a discussion highlighting discrimination faced by Muslims in the United States on Friday.

College

Islamic Society to Host Anti-Islamophobia Event

A Facebook page for the teach-in invites attendees to “come learn about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment” in “the wake of the election.”

Religion

‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’ Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues

A hotly debated piece of papyrus at Harvard that could help answer whether Jesus had a wife has been largely accepted as a forgery by the media and the woman who championed its cause.

Religion

Divinity School Students and Staff Debate Mass. Ballot Questions

A group of Divinity School students and staff exchanged differing opinions on the Mass. referendum questions on charter school expansion and the legalization of Marijuana on Monday.

Diwali at Lowell Faculty Deans' Residence
On Campus

Diwali at Lowell Faculty Deans' Residence

Diana L. Eck, Lowell House Faculty Dean, photographs the Hindu festival of lights celebration for which she opened the Lowell House Faculty Deans' residence. During the ceremony, Eck expressed gratitude and honor to Harvard Dharma for holding the event in her residence.

College

Abdul-Jabbar Shares Thoughts on Racial Relations in America

An enthusiastic audience filled the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Saturday afternoon to hear a conversation with former NBA player and bestselling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Religion

Arab American Leader Advocates for Better Understanding of Arab Culture

Arab American Institute President James J. Zogby discussed the negative portrayal of Arab Americans in popular culture Tuesday night.