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Robert Allison continues Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Robert Allison, associate professor of religion at Bates College, will discuss Recovering From Addiction: One Family’s Spiritual Journey from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge.

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 Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, author and executive director of Kolel: A Center for Liberal Jewish Learning, Thornhill, Ontario, on Re-Visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 11 in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.



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