Christianity

2019 May 16

Film Screening: The Sultan and the Saint

(All day)

Location: 

26 Powderhouse Rd, Groton, MA 01450, USA
The Sultan and The Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history. Set in a past period of East-West conflict, it speaks with urgency to our present. Two men of faith, one an itinerant Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground. It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian-Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.... Read more about Film Screening: The Sultan and the Saint
2019 May 02

Altruism and our Responsibility for the Other: Interfaith (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic) and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

(All day)

Location: 

325 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
A colloquium intended to share with the wider campus community the work of an interfaith and interdisciplinary seminar. Brief presentations on the subject of altruism as a practice in the three Abrahamic faiths will be followed by a discussion. This event will take place in McElroy Hall 237 at the Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus.
The event is free and all are welcome. Please email...
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2019 Apr 04

BGLTQ Bible Study: For the Health and Wellbeing of Queer People of Faith

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Thursdays, March 28, April 4, and April 11 // 7-8:30pm Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Grays Hall Ground Level How does the Bible speak to the life experiences of BGLTQ people? Join the Office of BGLTQ Student Life for a three-part Bible discussion series that will read the Bible from a queer-affirming perspective. Refreshments provided! Led by Harvard Divinity School students Aric Flemming and Ciarra Jones
2019 Apr 02

Reading from the Roots: Bible Translation and Its Impact

(All day)

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1 College St, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
Readings from the Roots is a new, historically-sensitive translation of the Revised Common Lectionary with the goal of reducing the potential for anti-Judaism by enriching Christianity through its roots in Judaism. The project, under development, is available for viewing and comments at readingsfromtheroots.bard.edu. The Readings from the Roots translation team will host a two-day conference at the College of the Holy Cross to highlight the project and engage scholars and practitioners, especially Christian clergy:
  • to deepen their...
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We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics 

March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th

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2019 Jun 17

2019 Luce-Hartford Conference in Christian-Muslim Relations

(All day)

Location: 

77 Sherman St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
African Americans have a unique story in the United States. All other non-indigenous communities came to the New World willingly to seek a better life, to escape an old life, or to purchase their way forward through indentured servitude. African slaves, however, were abducted and enslaved, being brought to America against their will. African Americans carry with them this history of injustice, while carving their own way through ongoing inequality, discrimination, and opportunity. This is a truly American experience and story. Relations between African American Christians and Muslims is also... Read more about 2019 Luce-Hartford Conference in Christian-Muslim Relations
2019 Apr 01

Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

(All day)

Location: 

77 Sherman St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
Hear from top scholars on the language of Scripture in this special Hartford Seminary symposium. A Compassionate Response: What it Means to be a Neighbor Father Joseph Cheah University of Saint Joseph The word compassion comes from the Hebrew word rehem, which means a mother’s womb.  To be compassionate is to have a deep feeling a woman has for the child that comes forth from her womb.  In the parable of the Good Samaritan, it was the Good Samaritan who exemplifies this sort of compassion by offering liberating assistance to the half-death man lying on the... Read more about Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture
2019 Feb 22

Greater Boston Stage Company "Keeping Faith: Sister's of Story"

Fri Feb 22 (All day) to Sun Feb 24 (All day)

Location: 

395 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880, USA
Featuring Rohina Malik of Unveiled, Kim Schultz, Susan Stone. Each storyteller tells 3 stories inspired by their respective faith journeys. They are accompanied by Lucia Thomas on violin, oud, and guitar. ​ With the recent uptick of hateful and vitriolic language in this country, Rohina Malik, a Muslim storyteller, wanted to create a project to demonstrate peace and commonalities between us all. She approached Susan Stone, a Jewish storyteller, and Kim Schultz, who identifies as a... Read more about Greater Boston Stage Company "Keeping Faith: Sister's of Story"

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