Stories about "Religious Studies"
Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:53 pm
Religious studies gives "students a sense of cultural sensitivity and cultural literacy" important both at Bates College and thereafter, says Alison Melnick.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 4:05 pm
Bates College professor John Strong has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support research into ways in which Westerners have responded to Buddhist relics.
Monday, April 6, 2015 3:46 pm
As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:22 am
John Thatamanil of Union Theological Seminary speaks at Bates College about the pitfalls and possibilities of multiple religious identities on March 11.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 10:14 am
Lectures in the Bates College series "Unusual Positions: Controversial Approaches to the Study of Religion and Sexuality" take place March 4 and 20, and April 8.
Monday, November 10, 2014 11:12 am
Bruce discussed how W.E.B. Du Bois and his contemporaries wrestled with what it meant to be both American and African American.
Friday, October 31, 2014 3:44 pm
Marcus Bruce '77 gives a lecture titled "The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture" on Nov. 5.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:54 am
An author, scholar and rabbi, Jay Michaelson discusses optimum ways to discuss Israel and Palestine in campus settings on Oct. 29.
Friday, March 28, 2014 4:22 pm
Paul Baumann, editor of Commonweal Magazine, discusses religious identity in this pluralistic age on March 31.
Friday, February 28, 2014 5:56 am
For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a "richer and more interesting life."