Calendars


Public Lecture (Kathryn Lofton)

Date(s)
2/16/2015 7:00 p.m.
Description
The Simpson-Duvall Endowment present a lecture by Dr. Kathryn Lofton, Do Not Tamper With the Clues: What Goldman Sachs Can Tell Us About Religion. She is a Yale University Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History and Divinity; Chair, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses scholarly attention on the public affects, intimate desires and corporate entities that have influenced and are in turn influenced by religious activity.
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall RTT
Fee
None
Contact
Jennifer Lorenz , (509) 777-3275 or jlorenz@whitworth.edu
 
 

Medieval Christian Worship, The Dominican Liturgy

Date(s)
2/18/2015 6:00 p.m.
Description
MEMS Lecture on the History and Development of the Medieval Worship Fr. Augustine Thompson, OP, Ph.D., author of several books, including Francis of Assisi: A Life (Cornell University Press, 2013), will be providing an open talk on the history and practice of Medieval Christian worship, especially the Dominican Rite. Light refreshments will be provided.
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall 111
Fee
None
Contact
Jennifer Lorenz, (509) 777-3270 or jlorenz@whitworth.edu
 
 

Ben Lowe - Green Revolution Author

Date(s)
2/18/2015 7:00 p.m.
Description
Ben Lowe is on staff with the Evangelical Environmental Network and serves as the national spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action. A dedicated activist and organizer, Ben was raised as a missionary kid in Southeast Asia and now lives as part of an intentional community in a refugee and immigrant neighborhood outside Chicago, where he ran for US Congress in 2010. He is a graduate of Wheaton College and author of Green Revolution. Ben Lowe will speak at Whitworth University about his recent book, Doing Good Without Giving Up, creation care, and climate action.
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall RTT
Fee
None
Contact
Matt Keiper, (509) 777-3837 or mkeiper14@my.whitworth.edu
 
 

MEMS dinner with Fr. Augustine Thompson

Date(s)
2/18/2015 7:30 p.m.
Description
Served Dinner with Fr. Augustine Thompson for 12 people by invite only. In coordination with the MEMS lecture earlier that evening.
Location
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Sumner Room
Fee
None
Contact
Jennifer Lorenz, (509) 777-3270 or jlorenz@whitworth.edu