Moral and ethical questions often surround death, dying and the afterlife — questions Hussein Rashid will explore in a Muslim context.
A mishmash of Chautauquans — some veterans of the Institution, some first-timers; some older, some in college; some Christian, some atheist — sit in a circle in the basement library of the Everett Jewish Life Center.
Emmanuel Lartey, a Ghana native and L. Bevel Jones III Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care, and Counseling at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, focused on African religious traditions and their relationship with death during his 2 p.m. Interfaith Lecture Tuesday in the Hall of Philosophy.
As a neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander used to have a materialist view of the physical realm. After a near-death experience, however, Alexander believes the brain does not produce consciousness.
Aging is a privilege. With that privilege is the inevitable fact of life: Everyone will die. But Rebecca Brown said not everyone will die well.
During his lecture, “Death is Like Birth: Death and Life in African Religious Traditions,” Emmanuel Lartey will speak about different conceptions of life, death and ways death is understood broadly in African cultures at 2 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy.
There’s nothing harder than facing death. Except, perhaps, talking about death. Rebecca Brown, however, works to help people face that fear, and in turn make the dying experience less difficult.
During his 2 p.m. Interfaith Lecture Friday, John Esposito said religion has two sides: It has a transcending side, and it has a dark side.
Africa was originally the cradle of life, and Ambassador Michael Battle believes it has the potential to become a thriving continent once again.
Religion is like rock ‘n’ roll, said John Esposito — it’s here to stay.