Representatives from Hospice Chautauqua County are on the grounds, but for now, they’re serving a different clientele than usual. Andrew…
It is 10:15 a.m., and Chautauqua’s morning bustle has begun. The Daily paper boy’s call is accompanied by the shuffle of feet and voices as Chautauquans begin to head for the Amphitheater lecture. It can all be heard from the United Church of Christ Randell Chapel. But the noise seems to fade as Roman Catholic Deacon Ed McCarthy and Jane, his wife, begin the daily Service of Blessing and Healing.
Michael Eric Dyson has been called the “hip-hop intellectual,” and according to Maureen Rovegno, he’s bringing that perspective to the week’s interfaith conversation.
There are 14.7 million American children living in poverty — a fact that Children’s Defense Fund founder and president Marian…
Stephen Prothero wrote the book on American religious illiteracy — literally. “We are one of the most religious nations on…
A philosopher once visited the Buddha and asked: “Without words, without the wordless, can you tell me the truth?”
Eighth Century. Córdoba, Spain: At the time, the country was under Islamic rule, and cities like Córdoba absorbed the language, beliefs and religion of the Islamic people. Córdoba, now a World Heritage Site, was unique in the sense that there was unification between the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam — a notion of “shared worship” that, as evidenced in contemporary media, has increasingly diminished.
Chautauqua Institution’s Department of Religion will seek out pastors this fall for a leadership program committed to bringing their work beyond their congregations.
Michel Martin, former host of NPR’s “Tell Me More,” will join fellow radio host Krista Tippett today to continue to address the topic on the Interfaith lecturers’ minds this week: the American consciousness.
In the time of the “talking point,” public intellectuals are more essential than ever, according to Sister Joan Chittister.