Paulsell said in an interview that the concept of pilgrimage seemed well suited in characterizing the church’s leadership transition. She said that she considers pilgrimages to be “transformative” since they enable people to think about themselves and their relationships.
Harvard Divinity School Professor Stephanie A. Paulsell will serve as interim minister of Memorial Church, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email Tuesday.
Roughly 60 Harvard affiliates gathered at the Harvard Chabad house Sunday evening in solidarity with the Chabad of Poway, Calif., where a deadly shooting took place Saturday.
Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Harvard’s Muslim Chaplain, announced Thursday that he intends to host Ramadan programming for students on campus during the month of May.
University affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Thursday evening to honor the victims of a series of coordinated bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
As End of Probation Nears, HCFA Presidents Say They ‘Have Been and Continue to Be’ in Compliance with Harvard Policies
Harvard College Faith and Action — the largest Christian group on campus — continues to receive resources from parent ministry Christian Union while fully complying with College policies for student organizations, according to co-presidents Eunice A. N. Mwabe ’19 and Cooper B. Bryan ’19.
Religious leaders and activists spoke in praise of unity across diversity and tackled questions about the intersection between faith and activism on a panel at the Institute of Politics Wednesday evening.
Harvard placed the College’s largest campus Christian group on a year-long, unprecedented “administrative probation” in February, after The Crimson reported that the group asked a woman to step down from a leadership position upon hearing that she was dating another female student.
Dozens of Harvard affiliates and Cantabrigians gathered in Cambridge Common Thursday night to light candles on a large silver menorah four days after an unidentified man deliberately knocked it down.
Theologian Janet E. Smith delved into the Catholic Church’s stance on sex and sexuality in a lecture hosted by the Catholic Student Association Thursday evening.
Christian Union—the parent group for Harvard College Faith and Action, a campus Christian group currently on "administrative probation"—reported over $600,000 in expenditures for HCFA in 2017.
According to the organizers of Friday’s meeting, attendees emphasized the need for the College to take stronger disciplinary action against Harvard College Faith and Action.
Biblical scholar and queer rights activist Matthew R. Vines argued for a BGLTQ-accepting reading of the Bible to a crowd of around fifty College and graduate students Saturday.
The peer educators will comprise undergrads who will “facilitate conversations, journaling exercises, meditation practices, and other activities.”
Harvard Hillel hosted a Seder last week meant to oppose Israeli presence in the West Bank and Gaza, though organizers complained of some “censorship” from administrators.
Some College students are organizing an email campaign to urge the OSL to more harshly punish Harvard College Faith and Action.
The UC finance committee voted to recommend legislation that would bar religious group Harvard College Faith and Action from all Council funding.
Harvard College Faith and Action will not lose the ability to book rooms, recruit students, or receive Undergraduate Council funding as part of its year-long probation.
Brunching across campus Sunday, many undergraduates said they opposed HCFA’s move to demote the student as well as what they called the group’s negative stance toward BGLTQ Harvard affiliates.
The Undergraduate Council passed a resolution denouncing the actions of religious group HCFA and affirming its support for the BGLTQ community Sunday.
Harvard College Faith and Action will need to sever ties with parent group Christian Union in order to re-earn recognition from the College at the end of its year-long administrative probation.