General School News

War-weary Spirits

War-weary Spirits

October 28, 2013

New exhibit at Andover-Harvard Theological Library is a window into belief and loss during the Civil War.

Washing Away the Layers

Washing Away the Layers

September 13, 2013

Rabbi Sally Finestone is the denominational counselor to Jewish students at Harvard Divinity School and Rabbi and education director at Congregation Or Atid in Wayland, Massachusetts. Below is a sermon for the evening of Kol Nidrei, which marks the beginning of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement).

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

June 3, 2013

Harvard supported research on religion and culture earlier this year at the Kumbh Mela, which gathers millions of people in India from various castes, classes, and regions.

Distinguished Gentleman

Distinguished Gentleman

April 5, 2013

Bill Rainer planned to enter Harvard Divinity School in the fall of 1999 as a full-time student. At age 53, the successful finance industry executive had discovered a passion for the study of religion and looked forward to immersing himself in the Divinity School's curriculum.