News Archives

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.

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

November 2, 2005 3:37 pm

American historian to discuss contemporary religious literacy

Stephen Prothero, professor of religion at Boston University, will give a presentation titled “Religious Literacy: What Americans Don’t Know About the World’s Religions, and Why Their Ignorance Is Imperiling Our Politics” at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the 2005-06 Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the chaplain’s office, free of charge.