Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week, sponsored by the Office of Religious Life, highlights the religious diversity of Earlham College by offering some of the most exciting religious events of the year. The week typically includes a keynote speaker, open mic. night, interfaith service project, progressive dinner at the religious life houses, and worship experiences such as College Meeting for Worship, Shabbat and Buddhist meditation.

Religious Emphasis Week 2015

Sunday, January 25

1:00 p.m.
College Meeting for Worship
, Stout Meetinghouse
Cecilia Capanna, Senior Human Development and Social Relations Major, speaks for “Spirituality and Social Change” worship series.

4:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
, Stout Meetinghouse
Celebration of the newly published Qur’an in Conversation by Professor of Religion Michael Birkel. Reception to follow.

Monday, January 26

Wait, What …That’s Consensus?
Center for Integrated Learning Commons, Landrum Bolling Center
Pizza lunch & workshop with students from the Quaker Fellows Program.

Wednesday, January 28

1:00 p.m.
, Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
Chris Stedman, Executive Director and Coordinator of Humanist Life for the Yale Humanist Community and the author of Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious, will be the speaker. Q&A afterward at 4 pm with tea in Virginia Cottage. 

Thursday, January 29

Faith and Values Luncheon
, Richmond Room, Landrum Bolling Center
Susan Hillmann de Castaneda, Senior Associate Director of Admissions speaks. Cost is $4. Students may use meal exchanged.  RSVP required by January 23 to  ext. 1413.

Friday, January 30

5:30 p.m.
Progressive Dinner
, Meet at Earlham Hall Lobby
Enjoy a five course meal progressively hosted by the four religious life houses and dessert at Bethany Seminary.

For more information, contact the Office of Religious Life at  ext. 1386.

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