Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Monday

November 2, 1998 12:47 pm

Physics professor to lecture in Spiritual Journey series

John Smedley, assistant professor of physics at Bates, will discuss “A Spiritual Journey Through Music” 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 at Bates without charge. Call 207-786 8272 for more information.

Wednesday

October 28, 1998 3:18 pm

Scholar to discuss ethnicity, gender and faith

Alice Brown-Collins of the Black Campus Ministry in Boston will discuss ethnicity, gender and faith in separate talks in the annual Staley Distinguished Christian Scholars Lecture series at Bates. Brown-Collins will discuss “Ethnicity and Faith” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 followed by a talk on “Gender and Grace” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Both lectures take place on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 22, 1998 2:10 pm

Francis Clooney continues Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Francis Clooney, S.J., associate professor of theology at Boston College, will discuss “Passage To India: A Catholic Priest’s Journey Into Hinduism” Monday, Nov. 9, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. 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.

Thursday

October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on “Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Tuesday

September 29, 1998 2:17 pm

Religious studies professor continues Spiritual Journeys series

Cristina Vanin, assistant professor of religious studies at St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo, Ontario, will discuss “Conversion to the Earth: A Theologian’s Spiritual Journey” Monday, Oct. 12, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. 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.

Monday

September 28, 1998 2:14 pm

Christian ethicist to discuss spirituality and justice

Marvin Ellison, Willard S. Bass Professor of Christian Ethics at Bangor Theological Seminary, will discuss “The Spirituality of a Justice-Lover” Thursday, Oct. 8, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. 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.

Friday

September 11, 1998 1:03 pm

Meditation labyrinth installed, inaugurated

A 37-foot meditation labyrinth will arrive on the Bates College campus and be set out for its inaugural use Monday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. A set of concentric circles painted on a large piece of canvas that is placed on a floor for walking meditation, the labyrinth is an ancient tool for quiet reflection and the pursuit of inner clarity. The public is invited to participate free of charge.

Thursday

September 10, 1998 4:02 pm

Sister Carole Rossi opens Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Sister Carole Rossi of the Crystal Spring Center for Earth Education in Plainville, Mass., will discuss “Context for Wholeness and Holiness” at Bates College from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the opening lecture of the Spiritual Journeys series at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Monday

June 8, 1998 12:29 pm

Peter Gomes ’65 receives Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal

The Rev. Peter J. Gomes, a 1965 graduate of Bates College and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and minister in the Memorial Church at Harvard University, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award Saturday, June 6 during reunion weekend at the Bates campus.

Tuesday

April 14, 1998 2:33 pm

Peace activist concludes spiritual series

Jane Smith Bernhardt, actor, playwright and peace activist, discusses, Art and the Conversion of the Heart in the last of a Bates lecture series Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul April 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.