Stories about "Religion and spirituality"
Jackson Whitehouse '17 of Cleveland, Ohio, plays the guitar during Pause on Nov. 30.
Bates at Night: A respite called {Pause}

Friday, December 2, 2016 11:25 am

A visit to the Gomes Chapel for {Pause}, a weekly secular service of music, poetry, silence, dance, and art.

One discussion group gathers in the attic space, one of several extra rooms opened for the surge of Hearth attendance.
Bates at Night: Hearth

Friday, October 14, 2016 11:18 am

Bates at Night: At the dinner gathering called Hearth, participants can share their thoughts, simply sit in silence, or anything in between.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

Four Bates juniors were among 20 students who had a private audience with the Dalai Lama: Ruth Baker '16 (middle row, left) of Minneapolis, Minn., Kristen Kelliher '16 (seated, center) of Norwich, Vt., Jacob Nemeroff '16 (middle row, next to Baker) of Doylestown, Pa., and Natalie Silver '16 (seated, left) of Bennington, Vt. (Photograph courtesy of SIT Study Abroad)
‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:05 pm

The four were among 20 American college students studying in Kathmandu on a study-abroad program that explores Tibetan and Himalayan cultures.

Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

Hymn, "For All the Saints"
Slide show: Service for naming the Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Monday, October 29, 2012 4:00 pm

Photographs reflecting the poignancy and celebration, musical offerings and spoken word, of...

The Rev. Jonathan Walton
Peter Gomes ‘cherished’ the Chapel that now carries his name

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:30 am

The Chapel became the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on Oct. 25 as hundreds gathered to remember the late preacher and teacher in words and song.

Peter Gomes '65 used this early 19th-century silver tea service to offer his famous Wednesday afternoon teas at Sparks House.
Gomes collection, reflecting intimacy with the past, offered March 24

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:13 pm

A conception of God's beauty as expressed in the physical world is a theme of items to be offered at auction from the collection of the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes '65.

Leena Nasser '12
Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser '12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

Theologian Celia Deane-Drummond
Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

With climate change looming as a great challenge of this century, theologian Celia Deane-Drummond will call for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to the phenomenon in a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge.

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