Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Thursday

May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Inside China

As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats. Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio has tracked China’s economy since the early 1980s.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 3:35 pm

Belief in ET abduction isn't alien, says Kelley-Romano

Associate Professor of Rhetoric Stephanie Kelley-Romano has interviewed many people whose deeply held personal beliefs help give meaning to their lives. And, by the way, these people think they were once abducted by aliens.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 9:58 am

Barbara Brown Taylor discusses Sabbath in Zerby lecture

Barbara Brown Taylor, Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College, will give a presentation titled “Sabbath: Self-Care or the Mending of the World?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend the 2008 Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the Office of the Multifaith Chaplain, free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8272.

Wednesday

January 23, 2008 3:48 pm

'Art, Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'

To expand dialogue among Bates College students about Palestinian-Israeli relationships, the Office of the Multifaith Chaplaincy announces a two-week series of events, “Art and Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 12:57 pm

Kris Goulding receives Fulbright to research women and politics in Islam

Kristine Goulding, a Bates senior from West Suffield, Conn., has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2007-08 academic year.

Monday

March 19, 2007 2:44 pm

Journalist presents relationship of environment to Chinese society

Journalist Bill Porter, aka “Red Pine,” will make two presentations about the relationship of the environment to Chinese history and culture at Bates College on Thursday, March 22.

Thursday

February 15, 2007 10:55 am

Professor of Russian shares spiritual journey

Bates College Professor Jane Costlow, a specialist in Russian literature and culture who travels frequently to Russia, will speak Thursday, Feb. 15, at 161 Wood St., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Friday

January 12, 2007 3:02 pm

Harvard professor discusses the shaping of Christianity

Karen Leigh King, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School, will give a presentation titled “The Shaping of Christianity: Gospel Discoveries from the Egyptian Desert” Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

January 3, 2007 4:24 pm

National business journalist shares spiritual journey

Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer since 1985, will speak Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Friday

November 17, 2006 3:46 pm

Editor jump-starts conversation in Spiritual Sojourners series

Roderick Nordell, a retired editor for the Christian Science Monitor, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at 161 Wood St., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.