Religious Groups

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.

College

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.