General School News

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.

A New Face at the Vatican

A New Face at the Vatican

March 14, 2013

Bryan Hehir, former leader of HDS, and current HDS faculty member Francis Schüssler Fiorenza offer their take on the election of Pope Francis.