Stories about "Religion and spirituality"
Ask Me Another

Sunday, May 11, 2008 11:40 am

There's nothing alien about ET abduction, says Stephanie Kelley-Romano.

Bates semester abroad in China (slideshow)

Thursday, May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates group trekked up Mount Pamuling to visit the Buddhist monastery, which sits amidst a stunning landscape.

Inside China

Thursday, May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

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

Thursday, March 27, 2008 3:35 pm

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.

Barbara Brown Taylor discusses Sabbath in Zerby lecture

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:58 am

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.

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

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:48 pm

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."

Kris Goulding receives Fulbright to research women and politics in Islam

Wednesday, May 9, 2007 12:57 pm

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

Journalist presents relationship of environment to Chinese society

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:44 pm

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.

Professor of Russian shares spiritual journey

Thursday, February 15, 2007 10:55 am

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.

Harvard professor discusses the shaping of Christianity

Friday, January 12, 2007 3:02 pm

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.

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