Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Tuesday

October 14, 1997 9:49 am

Bates to hold symposium on interfaith relations

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.

Saturday

September 13, 1997 4:00 pm

Portland rabbi launches spiritual lecture series at Bates

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.

Wednesday

September 10, 1997 2:51 pm

Portland rabbi launches spiritual lecture series at Bates

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.

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.