Past Events

  • 2017 May 23

    Baccalaureate

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, Harvard Yard
  • 2017 Apr 25

    The Role of Religion in Social Justice and Political Action

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Sever Hall 110

    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

    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Braun Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Avenue

    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

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    St. Bartholomew's Church, 239 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (near Central Square)

    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:

    • Mayor Denise
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  • 2017 Mar 26

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

    1:30pm

    Location: 

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

     

    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.

    Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University, a former faculty member at the University of

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  • 2017 Mar 12

    Muslim Justice Teach-in

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Old Cambridge Baptist Church, 1151 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    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:

    • The anticipated “Muslim registry” and revised “Muslim ban”
    • Potential attempts to silence and criminalize Muslim civil society (including, for example, new “terrorist” designations)
    • Existing policies and campaigns that have targeted and harmed Muslim communities for years
    • Actions allies can take to meaningfully
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