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Physics professor to lecture in Spiritual Journey series

John Smedley, assistant professor of physics at Bates, will discuss A Spiritual Journey Through Music on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture with no charge. Please call 207-786 8272 for more information.

Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates, the Spiritual Journeys lecture series features speakers from a variety of traditions who tell the stories of their spiritual awakening and development. Speakers are invited to explore how they experience a sense of the holy in their everyday lives, how their perspectives and disciplines have shaped that sacred experience, and how they understand religion as a resource or an obstacle to the life of the soul. Speakers may also address what the political and social consequences of their spirituality.

Next in the Spiritual Journeys series will be photojournalist Jim Daniels on Witnessing Spirit: A Photojournalist’s Observations on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.



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