Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 25

    The Role of Religion in Social Justice and Political Action

    Location: 

    Sever Hall 110
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Harvard Dharma, Harvard Hillel, Harvard Islamic Society, and the Catholic Students Association present:

    An interfaith panel on the Role of Religion in Social Justice and Political Action.

    What is the role of faith in times of political unrest and oppression?

    Discussion followed by an interfaith dinner with kosher, halal, and vegetarian options.

  • 2017 Apr 20

    Speaking Out of Fire

    Location: 

    Braun Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Avenue
    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    A reading by acclaimed poet Neiel Israel, followed by an open microphone for anyone to share their work. We welcome poetry and prose up to five minutes in duration.

    Sponsored by the Harvard Chaplains, Harambee, and Harvard Divinity School creative writers.

  • 2017 Mar 30

    Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Faithful People Gather to Speak Out for Peace

    Location: 

    St. Bartholomew's Church, 239 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (near Central Square)
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    50 years ago, The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against the war in Vietnam: "Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism." ​

    Join Massachusetts Peace Action On March 30 to connect with other people of faith who are coming together to work toward a more peaceful world through reducing the threat of nuclear weapons and our warfare economy.

    We will be joined by a number of honored speakers, including:

  • 2017 Mar 28

    Film Screening: The White Helmets

    Location: 

    Women's Center (Canaday B entryway)
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Come join the Harvard Islamic Society for a screening of the Oscar-winning documentary, The White Helmets. Witness the courage and resilience of these first responders as they rescue victims from the rubble.  Check out the Facebook event here.

  • 2017 Mar 26

    Bart Campolo and Tony Campolo: Why I Left, Why I Stayed

    Location: 

    The Humanist Hub, 30 John F. Kennedy Street, Fourth Floor, Cambridge
    1:30pm

     

    Many families struggle to stay connected across the faith divide, especially when somebody unexpectedly crosses over. In this presentation, famous evangelical leader Tony Campolo and his humanist son Bart will share how they’ve managed to stay close in the wake of Bart’s very public deconversion.

    Bart Campolo is a secular minister, speaker, and writer who currently volunteers as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Southern California.

  • 2017 Mar 12

    Muslim Justice Teach-in

    Location: 

    Old Cambridge Baptist Church, 1151 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join a teach-in led by the Muslim Justice League (MJL), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization advocating for human and civil rights and civil liberties that are threatened under national security pretexts.

    Topics will include:

  • 2017 Feb 28

    Diversity Talk Series: Faith and Religion

    Location: 

    Thayer Hall, Diversity Peer Educators Office, B01
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Identity, Relationships, and Representation at Harvard

    Organized by the Diversity Peer Educators from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Harvard College.

  • 2017 Feb 27

    Black Graduate Ministries is Hosting a Discussion: "We Shall Overcome"

    Location: 

    Graduate School of Education, Gutman Library, Appian Way, Lower Level
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Our discussion will focus on the intersection of race/ethnicity/nationality and our spiritual/moral convictions in order to explore how our identity informs the way we navigate today's challenges and our hopes for the future.

    Harvard Chaplains will be on hand:  

    • Hindu Chaplain, Swami Tyagananda
    • Quaker Chaplain, John Bach
    • Baha'i Chaplain, Donna Hakimian
    • InterVarsity Chaplain, Black Graduate Ministries, Jonathan Betts Fields

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