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Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

With climate change looming as a great challenge of this century, theologian Celia Deane-Drummond will call for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to the phenomenon in a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge.

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.

Thursday

January 29, 2004 10:42 am

Feminist theologian to deliver annual Zerby lecture at Bates

Judith Plaskow, author of the landmark text “Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective” (HarperCollins, 1991) and professor of religious studies at Manhattan College, will give a presentation titled “Asking the Right Questions: The Development of Jewish Women’s Studies” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 (snow date: Thursday, Feb., 12), in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Thursday

March 15, 2001 4:22 pm

Roman Catholic feminist scholar to deliver Zerby Lecture

Rosemary Radforth Reuther, acclaimed Roman Catholic feminist scholar of religion, will discuss Are Gaia and God on Speaking Terms? Feminism, Ecology and Religion Monday, March 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

September 29, 1999 12:00 am

Feminist theologian to discuss rights of women in Islam

Riffat Hassan, a feminist theologian and professor of humanities and religious studies at the University of Louisville, will discuss “Women in Islam: A Feminist Perspective” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture without charge. For more information, call the Bates College Office of the Chaplain at 207-786-8272.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 10:01 am

MLK Scholar to present annual Zerby lecture

The legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be discussed at Bates in the annual Rayborn L. Zerby…