Archives for "Religion and spirituality"
Bates to hold symposium on interfaith relations

Tuesday, October 14, 1997 9:49 am

Issues of respect among adherents of the world's religions will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College on Oct. 24-26 in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center.

Portland rabbi launches spiritual lecture series at Bates

Saturday, September 13, 1997 4:00 pm

Rabbi Carolyn Braun of Temple Beth El, Portland, will discuss "A Jewish Perspective" 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 23, in the Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall in the inaugural talk of a new college lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul." The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Portland rabbi launches spiritual lecture series at Bates

Wednesday, September 10, 1997 2:51 pm

Rabbi Carolyn Braun of Temple Beth El, Portland, will discuss "A Jewish Perspective" at Bates College on Sept. 23 in the Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall in the inaugural talk of a new college lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul." The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Contemporary theologist to speak at Bates

Thursday, August 28, 1997 2:49 pm

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.

Noted Harvard theologian to speak

Saturday, August 23, 1997 2:26 pm

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.

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

Thursday, June 19, 1997 11:44 am

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."

Race, anti-semitism topic of talk at Bates

Monday, May 5, 1997 11:57 am

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.

Church historian to deliver Andrews Lecture

Wednesday, April 30, 1997 4:19 pm

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."

Bible conference to be held

Monday, October 21, 1996 12:00 am

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.

Gulbrandsen receives honorary degree

Thursday, June 6, 1996 12:00 am

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.

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