Stories about "Religion and spirituality"
Christian Scientist discusses 'Building Unity Through Forgiveness'

Friday, January 24, 2003 3:01 pm

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.

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

Friday, January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

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.

Rabbi discusses a second career in Spiritual Journey series

Friday, January 17, 2003 1:45 pm

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."

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

Tuesday, November 5, 2002 4:05 pm

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

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

Tuesday, November 5, 2002 3:59 pm

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.

U.S. Muslim woman describes peace pilgrimage to Afghanistan in Spiritual Journey series

Wednesday, October 16, 2002 3:01 pm

Shamshad Sheikh, Muslim chaplain at Mount Holyoke College, will discuss her experiences in a Bates College lecture titled From Pakistan to Afghanistan via the United States: A Muslim Peace Pilgrim's Journey, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion, part of the "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2002-03" series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Death penalty researcher speaks

Monday, September 23, 2002 8:52 am

Brackette F. Williams, an anthropologist, author and 1997 recipient of the MacArthur "genius" grant, offers a lecture exploring the role of religion in the American system of capital punishment at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. The lecture, titled "Killing in My Name, Poison in Their Veins: Religious Struggle and the Death Penalty," is open to the public at no charge.

Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens to discuss 'Is Islam the Enemy?'

Monday, September 9, 2002 9:23 am

Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, known for his trenchantly witty critiques of hypocrisy and entrenched political power, presents a lecture titled "Is Islam the Enemy?" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge the talk, sponsored by the psychology department as part of a series of events connected to the observance of the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11.

Young Maine activists open Spiritual Journey series

Sunday, September 1, 2002 9:39 am

Members of the Greene-based Maine Center for Justice, Ecology and Democracy (JED) present "In Solidarity with the No Longer and the Not Yet: Stories of Collective Resistance, Struggle and Creation" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this discussion free of charge. The JED talk opens a series of lectures, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2002-03," sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Bates presents films about Muslim life

Monday, April 22, 2002 4:25 pm

Bates College presents "Films of Muslim Life", a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

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