Daily Archives: October 13, 2014

1 post

Harvard, a place to learn about God

The idea of Harvard being a place to study about God seems almost silly, given the beliefs of Harvard today. Today the goal of modern education is to distance itself as far as possible from God of the Bible. But this was not how Harvard began. The founders of Harvard saw God for who he was, the sustainer and Lord of all Creation.  Here is an account from 1640 that describes how the college began.  Something to think about!  New England’s First Fruits  1640  (From Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1792, Vol 1., 242-248).  The History of the Founding of Harvard College AFTER GOD HAD carried us safe to New England, and we had built our houses, provided necessaries […]