Archives for "Religion and spirituality"

Monday

October 13, 2003 10:03 am

Coming Out as a Holy Calling: A Lesbian Christian Minister’s Journey

The Rev. Jane Adams Spahr of the Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester, N.Y., presents “Coming Out as a Holy Calling: A Lesbian Christian Minister’s Journey” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.

Tuesday

September 2, 2003 11:44 am

Zen priest, wilderness guide opens 2003-04 Spiritual Journey series

Zen priest and outdoorsman Stephen Hyde presents Coming Home: Learning the Sacred and Practical Art of Return at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion free of charge. Hyde’s talk opens a series of lectures, Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04,” sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.

Tuesday

March 4, 2003 3:50 pm

Catholic worker to speak in Spiritual Journey series at Bates

Catholic Worker Matt Daloisio will discuss the transformation in his life in a lecture titled Overturning the ‘Filthy, Rotten System’: From Aspiring Accountant to Pacific Anarchist by the Age of 22, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Thursday

February 27, 2003 2:46 pm

Blue Hill pastor and writer to discuss the sacredness of place

Maine writer and teacher Rob McCall, pastor of Blue Hill Congregational Church, will give a lecture titled “The Sacredness of Place: A Spiritual Journey in Rural Maine,” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

January 24, 2003 3:01 pm

Christian Scientist discusses 'Building Unity Through Forgiveness'

Joni Overton-Jung, a spiritual healer in the Christian Science tradition, addresses the topic “Building Unity Through Forgiveness” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in Room 162, Pettengill Hall.

Friday

January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

An exhibition of photographs titled “From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists” by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Friday

January 17, 2003 1:45 pm

Rabbi discusses a second career in Spiritual Journey series

Rabbi Thomas M. Alpert of Temple Tifereth Israel in Malden, Mass., will discuss changing careers in midlife in a lecture titled “Your Not-So-Young Shall See Visions: Reflections of a New Second-Career Rabbi.”

Tuesday

November 5, 2002 4:05 pm

Activists discuss creation of land trusts for low-income families in Spiritual Journey series

Rosemary Haughton and Nancy Schwoyer will describe the creation of Wellspring House, a shelter, center for social justice and land-trust enterprise a lecture titled “Change and Exchange

Tuesday

November 5, 2002 3:59 pm

New Testament scholar and best-selling novelist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Marcus J. Borg, best-selling author and Hundere Professor of Religion and Culture, Oregon University, will give a presentation titled “The Bible: Instrument of Oppression or Liberation?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.