Topic: Religion

Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

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Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Though The Herald’s poll found 69 percent of students never participate in religious activities, religious life remains active for the 31 percent who do.

Artist and activist Amir Sulaiman recited his poetry and spoke about his life as an artist at the annual K. Brooke Anderson lecture hosted by the Office of the Chaplain.

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Activist Amir Sulaiman performs faith-based poetry

November 27, 2017 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life brought artist and activist Amir Sulaiman to campus Monday night for the annual K. Brooke Anderson Lecture.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

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Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

Brown Arts Initiative brings Rome Prize recipients to the Granoff Center for an exhibition shown only twice before at the American Academy in Italy and the Yellow Barn Festival in Vermont.

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‘Lumen’ gallery to provide new meditative space in Granoff

October 3, 2017 0 comments

Composer Eric Nathan, assistant professor of music in composition-theory, and landscape architect Loretta Gargan stand in a nearly empty room.

University to update religious affiliations survey

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University to update religious affiliations survey

September 14, 2017 0 comments

In addition to asking for an address and emergency contacts, the University also asks students to indicate their religious affiliation.

U. associate chaplain leads workshop to educate community on Islam

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U. associate chaplain leads workshop to educate community on Islam

March 20, 2017 0 comments

The Rhode Island Council for Muslim Advancement and Brown Chaplaincy are working together to conduct a series of monthly interactive workshops.

Exhibit highlights religious, intellectual life of Spanish convent women

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Exhibit highlights religious, intellectual life of Spanish convent women

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Women of the Page: Convent Culture in the Early Modern Spanish World” showcases a collection of portraits, engravings, objects and manuscripts.

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Al-Salem ’17: On religion and intellectualism

April 21, 2016 0 comments

Freshman fall, I took a class called RELS 0055: “Modern Problems of Belief” that questioned why many believe one cannot be both modern and religious.

The new services feature 30 minute prayer sessions on Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. The time adjustment was made primarily for logistical reasons.

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U. tweaks nondenominational Protestant services

October 31, 2013 0 comments

Sunday Worship and Wednesday Inspiration have replaced A Call to Action and Imani Jubilee.