General School News

Annette Nicolas with elderly woman

The Last Companions

September 24, 2015

"Looking into the eyes of someone facing death is one of the most powerful things a person can do," said Annette Nicolas, a Boston Theological Institute student enrolled in a hospital chaplaincy course at Harvard Divinity School.

From Church History to Buddhist Rituals

From Church History to Buddhist Rituals

May 4, 2015

Harvard owes its existence to the study of religion. In 1636, endeavoring to assure that the next generation of ministers in the fledging American colonies were properly educated, the "Great and General Court of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England" approved the establishment of a college that would soon be known as Harvard.