Stories about "Religion and spirituality"
Peter Gomes ’65 receives Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal

Monday, June 8, 1998 12:29 pm

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.

Peace activist concludes spiritual series

Tuesday, April 14, 1998 2:33 pm

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.

Theology professor to discuss intersections of science and religion

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 4:00 pm

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.

Painter to discuss spiritualism

Friday, February 27, 1998 4:08 pm

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.

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:36 pm

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.

Asheville student named Philip J. Otis Fellow

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:15 pm

Matthew Ensner, a Bates College sophomore from Asheville, N.C., has been named a Philip J. Otis Fellow and will receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

David Noble to discuss the connection between religion and technology

Wednesday, January 28, 1998 11:52 am

Author David Noble will discuss his latest book, "The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention," at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Portland Muslim shares perspective

Monday, January 26, 1998 12:03 pm

Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss "A Muslim's Perspective" as part of a Bates College lecture series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul" at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tokyo student named Philip J. Otis Fellow

Monday, January 26, 1998 12:01 pm

Takeshi Miyamoto, a Bates College sophomore from Tokyo, has been named a Philip J. Otis Fellow and will receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

'Spiritual Journeys' lectures continue with two new speakers

Monday, January 26, 1998 11:55 am

Czerny Brasuell, director of multicultural affairs at Bates, will discuss "Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches" as part of a Bates lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul," at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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