The Venerable Losang Samten’s hands had to be steady as a surgeon’s as he engaged in the painstaking process of creating a “Wheel of Life” sand mandala during a week-long residency recently at the Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) at Harvard Divinity School.... Read more about Tibetan Artist Creates 'Wheel of Life'
It was a seemingly mundane activity—the reading of a newspaper—which moved Gwen Moore, MDiv ’00, to make a fundamental shift in her life. In December 1995, Moore scanned The New York Times and noticed a cover story about economic development in China. The piece showed that the great economic gains on China’s coast were far from the grasp of impoverished peasants in the country’s heartland.... Read more about A Call to Serve China’s Children
Walking around with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown one day in early October, it was easy to understand why he had been dubbed "Mr. Mayor" at Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod... Read more about Go-To Guy for the Displaced
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.
Graham, a Chapel Hill native, graduated summa cum laude from UNC in comparative literature in 1966. He went on to receive master's and doctorate degrees in the comparative history of religion and Islamic studies from Harvard, where he has been on the faculty since 1973....