William A. Graham, Dean of Harvard Divinity School, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, and John Lord O'Brian Professor of Divinity, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the University of North Carolina on Sunday, May 9, 2004,at commencement exercises in Chapel Hill. Read more about Dean Graham Receives Honorary Doctorate From UNC
François Bovon, Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion, began teaching New Testament and early Christian literature at Harvard Divinity School in 1993, and was chair of the New Testament Department from 1993-98 and again in 2001-02.Read more about Q&A with François Bovon
The children who inhabit the world of award-winning author, educator, and activist Jonathan Kozol '58 don't wear designer clothing, don't have parents who drive around in SUVs, and don't vacation at Disney World.
Last Friday evening's (April 16) presentation at Harvard Divinity School by the Rev. Dr. Mel White, the former dean of the largest gay and lesbian church in the world (the Dallas Cathedral of Hope), was billed as a lecture on "Religion, Homosexuality and Marriage: Why We Can't Wait." But it was really a rallying cry.
From physicians and therapists to Reiki practitioners and "spirit singers," a wide range of religious and medical professionals shared their projects and findings from the 18-month "Women Healing Women" project at Harvard Divinity School in March.Read more about 'Women Healing Women' Gather
Dean William A. Graham has announced the appointment of two new administrators at Harvard Divinity School: Elizabeth (Betsy) Sloane will become Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations this week, and Laura C. Wood will become head of Andover-Harvard Theological Library on June 15, 2004. Read more about Harvard Divinity School Names Two New Administrators
The United States' general response to the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001, and its invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq have left many Muslims feeling besieged. In the United States, they protest that the Patriot Act and other regulations target them unfairly, and lament the withering of political gains that took decades to secure. Abroad, many Muslims fear that the War on Terror is actually a war on Islam, a new Crusade intended to extend Judeo-Christian power over the holy lands. Read more about Other or Together? Conference Explores Place of Islam in the American Consciousness