In a feature produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Hindu priest Jayant Bapat, Hinduism teacher Mangalam Vasan, and Tamil scholar Balam Lakshmanan visit an early nineteenth century album of Hindu deities in the National Gallery of Victoria. Read more about Video: Seeing Hindu 'Idols'
On September 15, Donald K. Swearer delivered the 2008-09 Convocation Address: "An Ecology of Human Flourishing." Paul D. Hanson, Florence Corliss Lamont Professor of Divinity, delivered the Invocation; Dean William A. Graham provided welcoming remarks. Read more about Video: Convocation 2008
Each spring, Harvard Divinity School's Office of Ministry Studies organizes the Billings Preaching Prize Competition, an annual preaching competition open to second- and third-year MDiv students. The finalists delivered their sermons at the Wednesday Noon Service on April 13, 2011. The winners are: Josslyn Jeanine Luckett, MDiv II: first place in the nonordained division; D. Tracy Howe, MDiv II, and Danyel Currie, MDiv III: first place tie in the ordained division; and Joy Fallon, MDiv III: prize for best reading of scripture. Read more about 2011 Billings Preaching Prize Finals
The Sultan of Sokoto is the religious leader of Nigeria’s Muslim community, which consists of approximately half of the country's nearly 160 million inhabitants, and of millions of Muslims in adjoining countries in West Africa. Read more about Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture