Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Friday

June 3, 2011 11:55 am

Reunion Weekend tribute to the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes '65 set for June 11

During this year’s alumni Reunion Weekend, Bates College will pay tribute to the late Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes ’65,…

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 1:33 pm

Sun Journal visits Multifaith Chaplaincy for story on student faith traditions

The Sun Journal‘s Dan Hartill visits a gathering at the Multifaith Chaplaincy for a story about how students engage with…

Monday

March 7, 2011 3:08 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, a 'joyous man,' remembered in Chapel observance

The mourners who gathered in the Chapel today to remember the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes ’65 stayed silent when…

Tuesday

March 1, 2011 3:00 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, Harvard minister and beloved son of Bates, dies at age 68

The Rev. Peter J. Gomes ’65, D.D. ’96 died Feb. 28, 2011, at Massachusetts General Hospital of complications from a stroke he suffered in December. He was 68 years old.

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:49 am

A kaleidoscope of beliefs at the Multifaith Banquet

Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:29 am

A Family Affair

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Ask Me Another: Cynthia Baker, religious studies professor

Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious Studies Cynthia Baker is something of an expert…

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 10:32 am

Bangor Daily News profiles retiring judge Staples '55 as he enters seminary

The Bangor Daily News profiles retiring Maine District Court judge Bernard Staples ’55, who this fall begins studying to be…

Wednesday

July 7, 2010 2:55 am

Portland Press Herald essay by Anita Charles describes a church in action

In its religion and values section, the Portland Press Herald publishes an essay by Anita Charles, director of secondary teacher…

Thursday

April 29, 2010 2:02 pm

Georgetown University professor to speak about Muslim relations with West

John L. Esposito, an expert on political Islam and the impact of Islamic movements from North Africa to Southeast Asia, offers a talk titled The Future of Islam and West-Muslim Relations Tuesday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave.