2 p.m. Lectures

Interfaith Lectures

2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Hall of Philosophy

The Interfaith Lecture Series is designed to present issues that impact the lived experience of everyday life from theological, religious, spiritual, ethical, and humanitarian perspectives.

Events

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rabbi Nate DeGroot

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    "Tikkun Adam(ah): A Jewish Response to a World in Upheaval" | Rabbi Nate DeGroot is the Associate Director and the Spiritual and Program Director at Hazon Detroit, the Jewish lab for sustainability.  



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 01, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Beth Roach

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    "Growing Hope" | Beth Roach is a co-founder of Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to keep ancestral seeds alive and to rebuild culture and food security in native communities. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 02, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rescheduled: Jim Antal

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    "God’s Call – Our Vocation – In a Time of Climate Chaos" | Jim Antal is a denominational leader, climate activist, author and public theologian. He serves as Special Advisor on Climate Justice to the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 03, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Interfaith Friday: Michael Hogue

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    "Elements of Religious Naturalism" | Michael Hogue joined the Meadville Lombard Theological School faculty in September 2005, and teaches and writes at the intersections of theology, religious ethics, and philosophy of religion.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, July 06, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin

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    "Looking for God in All the Right Places: an Appeal to the ‘Nones.’" | With the regular appearance of his award-winning blog, “Martini Judaism: for those who want to be shaken and stirred,” published by the Religion News Service, Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin has risen to the forefront of being one of American Judaism’s most prolific...



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Judith Lief

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    "Human Longing and the Search for Meaning" | Acharya Judith Lief is a Buddhist teacher who trained under the Tibetan meditation master Ven. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. She has been a teacher and practitioner for over 35 years and continues to teach and to lead pilgrimages and retreats throughout the world. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Joel N. Lohr

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    "Finding Myself in the Other: Learning from Those Outside My Faith" | Joel N. Lohr is an award-winning author, scholar of religion, and passionate leader in interreligious relations and higher education.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 09, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Gretta Vosper

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    "Falling in Love with Being Together, Because We Can't Afford to Fall Apart" | Gretta Vosper has served West Hill United Church in Toronto for over two decades, supporting its transition to becoming a theologically non-exclusive community, the first of its kind within traditional Christianity.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, July 13, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Ori Z. Soltes

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    "The Spiritual Soul and Political Body in Art" | Ori Z. Soltes teaches art history, theology, philosophy and political history at Georgetown University.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    David Moss

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    "A Glimpse into the Divine?" | David Moss views himself as an illuminator, animator, and transformer of Jewish texts, objects, spaces, and souls.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Eugene Friesen

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    "The Beauty We Love" | Four-time Grammy Award-winner Eugene Friesen is active internationally as a concert and recording artist, composer, conductor and teacher.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Azzah Sultan

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    "Navigating Culture and Faith Through Art" | Azzah Sultan is a celebrated artist whose work strives to transcend the fallacy that Muslim women like herself are oppressed by the nature of their religious customs.



    Location: CHQ Assembly

     

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Dr. Gerard Magill

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    "Technology, Ethics, & Imagination" | Since 2007 Dr. Gerard Magill has held the Vernon F. Gallagher Chair at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he is a tenured Professor in the Center for Healthcare Ethics. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Bob Crawford

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    "Faith on Stage: A conversation with Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers"



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Noreen Herzfeld

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    "Tool, Partner, or Surrogate: How Autonomous Should Our Technology Be?" | Noreen Herzfeld is the Nicholas and Bernice Reuter Professor of Science and Religion at St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict, and a research associate with ZRS Koper.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 24, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Interfaith Friday: Lisa Sharon Harper

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    Lisa Sharon Harper is the founder and president of Freedom Road, a groundbreaking consulting group that crafts experiences that bring common understanding and common commitments that lead to common action toward a more just world.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, July 27, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB

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    "A Woman’s Life: A Good Event/Bad Event World" | Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of this age and has dedicated herself to advocating for universal recognition of the critical questions impacting the global community for over 40 years.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Mirabai Starr

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    "Fierce and Tender Wisdom: Reclaiming Women's Voices Across the Spiritual Traditions" | Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform