Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Friday

October 12, 2001 4:05 pm

Helen Nearing documentary to be shown

The documentary film “Helen Nearing & The Good Life: Conscious Living and Conscious Dying” will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 10, 2001 10:48 am

News media advisory — Bates professor says eminent imams silence based on fear

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington D.C. killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates College.

Tuesday

September 18, 2001 3:17 pm

Documentary photographer opens Spiritual Journey series at Bates

New York-based photographer Harvey Wang discusses “Flophouse: Life on the Bowery: Photographs and Stories from America’s Most Famous Skid Row” Friday, Sept. 28, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 9:47 am

Four students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Bates College students Megan Gadsby of St. Michaels, Md.; Elizabeth Kreischer of Arlington Mass.; John Minor of Wilmington, N.C.; and Christopher Westcott of Princeton, N.J., have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows.

Wednesday

April 18, 2001 3:47 pm

Four Bates students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Four Bates College students have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows and will each receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

Wednesday

April 18, 2001 3:30 pm

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.

Thursday

March 29, 2001 11:49 am

Professor to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China

Professor of comparative literature to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China Monday, April 1 in Pettengill Hall at Bates College.

Thursday

March 15, 2001 4:22 pm

Roman Catholic feminist scholar to deliver Zerby Lecture

Rosemary Radforth Reuther, acclaimed Roman Catholic feminist scholar of religion, will discuss Are Gaia and God on Speaking Terms? Feminism, Ecology and Religion Monday, March 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

March 13, 2001 4:06 pm

Scholar to discuss Sufi tradition

Qamar-ul Huda, assistant professor of Islamic studies and comparative theology, Boston College, will discuss Spiritual Liberation: A Sufi View Monday, March 19, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

September 7, 2000 2:59 pm

Episcopal priest begins 2000-01 Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

The Rev. Margaret Bullit-Jones, an Episcopal priest, author and lecturer in pastoral theology at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., will discuss “Holy Hunger: Finding Food for the Soul Beneath Our Addictions and Obsessions” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this Spiritual Journeys lecture free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.