Many people fixate on the years on a tombstone, indicating birth and death. But the dash in between those two numbers, said Rabbi Samuel Stahl, is perhaps more significant.
Moral and ethical questions often surround death, dying and the afterlife — questions Hussein Rashid will explore in a Muslim context.
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.
Religion is like rock ‘n’ roll, said John Esposito — it’s here to stay.
With years of experience in U.S.-African relations, Ambassador Michael Anthony Battle will examine how the United States can engage in the public square and make substantive progress in those relationships.
For three decades, the Dalai Lama has promoted the greater convergence of science and spirituality, a mission Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi has worked to carry out.
Karen Armstrong is tired of hearing the phrase: “Religion has been the cause of all the major wars in history.”
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.
Nathan Schneider, author and editor of two online publications, Waging Nonviolence and Killing the Buddha, and Tippett, host of public radio’s “On Being,” will speak at 2 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy. Week Seven’s Interfaith Lecture theme is “Conversations on the American Consciousness.”