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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 2016

Sunday, January 24

1:00 p.m.
College Meeting for Worship, Stout Meetinghouse
Fadee Disoke, senior Neuroscience major, speaks for “The Joy of Doubt” worship series

Following Event Postponed: Speaker Unable to Travel to Campus Due to Winter Storm Jonas

The Role of Religion in the Uprisings: A View from Jordan, Loose Lecture Hall, LBC

Dr. Jillian Schwedler, Professor of Political Science from Hunter College, speaks.

Funds provided by the Charles Fund. Reception to follow.

Monday, January 25

Earlham and "Quakerism"? CIL Commons, LBC
Join us for a pizza lunch & workshop with students from the Quaker Fellows Program.

Wednesday, January 27

1:00 p.m.
, Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
Krista Tippett, the creator and host of On Being heard on nearly 300 public radio stations and downloaded by millions as a podcast, speaks on "The Mystery and Art of Living."  The art of living is another way to describe the practices of faith and its virtues: the being and doing of spiritual life that our world desperately needs. Intrigued by the unexpected themes that arise in her life of conversation, Tippet addresses religious wisdom revealed in fresh and compelling language from new angles. Funded by the Betty Carter Bickel Peace Lectureship, Simkin Lecture, and William N. Trueblood Emerson Lecture in American Philosophy and Literature.

7:00 p.m.
Dharma Talk and Mindfulness Activities at Bodhi (Buddhist) House on 531 National Road West.

Thursday, January 28

Faith and Values Luncheon, Richmond Room LBC
Emily Filler, Professor of Jewish Studies, speaks.
Cost: $4. RSVP required by January 22 to x1413 or

Friday, January 29

6:00 p.m.
Progressive Dinner. Meet at Earlham Hall Lobby.
Enjoy a four-course meal progressively hosted by the four religious life houses.

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

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