Moral and ethical questions often surround death, dying and the afterlife — questions Hussein Rashid will explore in a Muslim context.
The official opening of Chautauqua Institution on the first Sunday of each season offers a time to remember Chautauquans who have passed away since the previous season.
Religion is like rock ‘n’ roll, said John Esposito — it’s here to stay.
Although Jared Jacobsen originally planned to perform a range of pieces from the Romantic era of music, he realized he’d rather highlight two major ones.
Georgia and Ukraine are somewhat “off the beaten track” of American familiarity, but Ori Soltes will use the countries to illuminate larger questions of what kind of role religion plays in society, what role it can play and if religion is a force of unity or disunity.
Jared Jacobsen and the Chautauqua community will celebrate that significance at Sunday’s Sacred Song Service at 8 p.m. in the Amphitheater. The service’s theme is “Strengthening Ties in the Family of Abraham.”
Richard Rodriguez will join radio host Krista Tippett today at 2 p.m. in the Hall of Philosophy for a conversation on the American consciousness, which is Week Seven’s Interfaith Lecture theme.
Instruments are not allowed to be a part of Jum’ah, but they are not needed. Kaiser Aslam’s voice was uplifted and transformed into its own musical organ as the azaan resonated through the Hall of Christ.
Patrick Q. Mason, Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies and associate professor of religion at Claremont Graduate University, will examine Mormonism’s position in the frontier and the ways in which the West shaped the religion in a lecture at 2 p.m. in the Hall of Philosophy.
Although “westward expansion” conjures images of new land and the spreading of Christianity for many Americans, Tink Tinker views it as a euphemism for invasion and conquest.