Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Wednesday

September 29, 1999 12:00 am

Feminist theologian to discuss rights of women in Islam

Riffat Hassan, a feminist theologian and professor of humanities and religious studies at the University of Louisville, will discuss “Women in Islam: A Feminist Perspective” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture without charge. For more information, call the Bates College Office of the Chaplain at 207-786-8272.

Thursday

March 18, 1999 12:56 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson concludes Spiritual Journeys series

Judith Magyar Isaacson, Holocaust survivor and author of “Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor,” will discuss “Return To Auschwitz: How To Forgive” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Wednesday

March 10, 1999 10:31 am

"Dead Man Walking" author to speak

Sister Helen Prejean, author of the acclaimed book “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States” (Random House, 1993), will discuss “Dead Man Walking: The Journey” as the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

March 5, 1999 9:27 am

Correction for March Calendar

Please note that the March at Bates calendar incorrectly lists the times for using a 37-foot meditation labyrinth at Bates College Wednesday, March 10 and Wednesday March 17 in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. The labyrinth, a floor canvas used as a spiritual tool for walking, meditation and prayer, will be open to the public on those two days between noon and 4 p.m.

Thursday

March 4, 1999 4:19 pm

The Rev. John Streit continues Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

The Rev. John P. Streit, dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, will discuss Faith, Doubt and Passion: Companions for an Unlikely Spiritual Journey from 4:30 to 6 p.m March 19 in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Thursday

February 25, 1999 11:34 am

The Rev. Peter Gomes to deliver Muskie Environmental Lecture at Bates

Noted Harvard preacher and author Peter J. Gomes ’65, will discuss Stewards of Creation: Theological Reflections on Ecological Obligations Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, followed by a reception and book signing in Chase Hall Lounge, free of charge.

Thursday

February 25, 1999 10:36 am

Goldstein to discuss "Re-visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens"

Elyse Goldstein, rabbi, author and executive director of Kolel: A Center for Liberal Jewish Learning, Thornhill, Ontario, will discuss her book Re-visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 11 in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786 8272 for more information.

Tuesday

January 19, 1999 10:44 am

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.

Wednesday

January 6, 1999 3:59 pm

Jim Daniels continues Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Jim Daniels, photojournalist, will discuss “Witnessing Spirit: A Photojournalist’s Observations” Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Tuesday

January 5, 1999 12:24 pm

Bates to hold symposium on education, religion and contemporary issues

In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.