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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.

Tuesday

March 17, 1998
4:00 pm

Theology professor to discuss intersections of science and religion

Robert Russell, professor of theology and science at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and founder and director of the Berkeley-based Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, discusses Science and the Spiritual Quest March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Russell’s talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

February 27, 1998
4:08 pm

Painter to discuss spiritualism

William Hart McNichols, iconographer, AIDS hospice chaplain and priest, will discuss A Painter’s Spiritual Journey as part of a Bates lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of Art, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

February 19, 1998
3:36 pm

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

Australian science commentator Margaret Wertheim, author of “Beyond 2000,” a book based on the acclaimed Discovery Channel series, will discuss “Faith vs. Reason” at Bates College March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.