Religious Groups

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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

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.

Religion

Nieman Fellow Delves Into Difficulties of Reporting on Religion

Washington Post religion journalist and current Nieman fellow Michelle Boorstein described the difficulties journalists who report on religion face.

Religion

Pluralism Project Celebrates 25 Years of Researching Religious Diversity

Founded by professor Diana L. Eck, the organization marked its milestone with three days of panels and discussions last week.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
Religion

Harvard Humanist Hub Reads Harry Potter Like the Bible

Harry Potter may not be divinely inspired, but for a group of Harvard students and Cambridge residents, that has not stopped them from treating it like the bible.

Difficult Questions
IOP

Former Israeli Prime Minister Reflects on Security in the Middle East

​Security was tight as people filed into the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum for former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s talk Wednesday night.

"How Jews Became White Folks"
Religion

"How Jews Became White Folks"

People broke out into groups to discuss topics of race, religion and political movements in an event called "How Jews Became White Folks", run by Harvard Hillel on Thursday.

College

Memorial Church Construction Continues, Forcing Groups to Relocate

Memorial Church’s programming has continued largely unhindered as Church staff gets creative with where they host events.

Divinity School Bicentennial
On Campus

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.

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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.