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Thursday

August 28, 1997
2:49 pm

Contemporary theologist to speak at Bates

Diana L. Eck, award-winning author of Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, will deliver a lecture titled Multireligious America: New Arguments, New Opportunities, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to the 1997-1998 Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought and admission is free.

Saturday

August 23, 1997
2:26 pm

Noted Harvard theologian to speak

Noted Harvard theologian Peter J. Gomes ’65, will discuss themes connected with his recently published best- seller The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart (Morrow, 1996) at his alma mater at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.

Thursday

June 19, 1997
11:44 am

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”

Monday

May 5, 1997
11:57 am

Race, anti-semitism topic of talk at Bates

A noted author, educator and former civil rights activist will discuss “Reflections on Racism and Anti-Semitism” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

April 30, 1997
4:19 pm

Church historian to deliver Andrews Lecture

A noted church historian will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. May 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Dorothy C. Bass, director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith, will discuss “The Fullness of Time: Patterns of Work, Rest and Renewal in Faith and Culture.”

Monday

October 21, 1996
12:00 am

Bible conference to be held

In an effort to link the academic work of Maine scholars with community interest in the Bible, the Department of Philopsohy and Religion at Bates College will host a three-day conference of biblical studies on Friday Nov. 1, Sat. Nov. 2 and Sunday Nov. 3. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

June 6, 1996
12:00 am

Gulbrandsen receives honorary degree

Longtime Wellesley resident Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen was one of four distinguished recipients of honorary degrees at the 130th commencement of Bates College on May 27.

Wednesday

January 24, 1996
2:49 pm

Urban missionary to deliver Andrews lecture

An ordained Pentecostal minister, former gang member, Harvard graduate and urban missionary will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture at Bates at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.