Religious Groups

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Humanists Honor Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher

Storm Troopers, Wookies, and Star Wars fans gathered to watch actress Carrie Fisher receive the Humanist Hub's Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism on Monday.

hcfa-ephesians-spread
College

Take Me To Church

Everyone acknowledges that the College is a difficult and a challenging place to navigate; HCFA can offer students a helping hand for that journey, albeit one deeply tinged with Christian belief.

Holi Celebration
Student Groups

Holi Celebration

Harvard undergraduates celebrate Holi, a festive Hindu holiday celebrating the beginning of spring.

Memorial Church's Easter Celebration
College

Photos of the Weekend 3.26.16

Learning from Failure
College

Learning from Failure

John S. Acton ’17 speaks at the HCFA “You Are More” open mic in Cabot Cafe Wednesday about a time he failed to bring his Bible trivia team to victory. Acton and other HCFA members gathered to share stories of personal failures and how they learned from them.

Eliot House All-Gender Bathroom Defaced
Religion

Photos of the Day 03.02.16

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.

The Hunting Ground Screening
College

Panel Discusses Faith's Role in Supporting Sexual Assault Victims

Harvard-affiliated religious groups sponsored an event on Monday emphasizing an angle they feel has been missing from the conversation: the role of religious groups and faith in supporting victims of sexual assault.

Religion

Professor Discusses Role of Islam in ISIS

Jocelyne Cesari, a visiting professor of Religion and Politics at the Harvard Divinity School, discussed the politicization of Islam by the Islamic State at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies Tuesday evening.

Waiting for the Aga Khan
College

Waiting for the Aga Khan

Visitors and members of the community stand in line for an event that featured the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, outside Memorial Church on Thursday afternoon.

Religion

Divinity School To Launch New EdX Course on Scriptures

The class, which will be taught by six faculty members and focus on the texts of the world’s major religions, will premiere this spring through edX, the non-profit MOOC provider that Harvard and MIT founded in 2012.

Visit from the Pontiff
College

Pontiff’s Visit Inspires Students on Trip to Philadelphia

​During Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, two Divinity School faculty members accompanied a group of more than 50 undergraduates to catch a glimpse of the leader of the Catholic Church.

Shabbat 1000
College

‘Shabbat 1000’ Draws 800 To Celebrate Sabbath

Organizers said the event was the largest of its kind in Harvard history.

Monastery Open for Prayer
Religion

Monastery Open for Prayer

The monastery chapel of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist near Harvard Square is open to local residents for daily periods of quiet prayer.

Tashlich
On Campus

Letting go of Regret during the Jewish New Year