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Veritas Forum 2015

Project Dialogue is excited to cosponsor with Vanderbilt Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) to bring the Veritas Forum back to Vanderbilt for 2015! Being fortunate enough to have Dr. Paul Lim of our Divinity School as a Veritas Speaker, we will get the chance to feature and all Vanderbilt panel for the 2015 event. Led by...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off


God and the Gay Christian

For many people, the Bible is the biggest obstacle to the full acceptance of LGBT people and the affirmation of same-sex marriage. However, a growing number of scholars and church leaders are rethinking traditional interpretations of scriptural passages commonly used to denounce same-sex relationships as sinful. Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off


2015 MLK Day Commemoration Recap

The 2015 MLK Day Commemoration at Vanderbilt saw larger numbers of students come out than ever before. This year’s theme “Dismantling Segregation: Race, Poverty, & Privilege” featured amazing events throughout the day and welcomed Civil Rights icon Ambassador Andrew Young as the evening’s keynote speaker. (See some additional articles from the Vanderbilt Hustler about the...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off


University Worship Starting on Campus

The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life has started a University Worship that will happen monthly throughout the school year on the second Monday of the month. Finding the commonality in us all and building community here at Vanderbilt, we will come together celebrating our various faiths here on campus. Rather than trying...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, January 12th, 2015 in News | Comments Off


‘Re-imagining Gender Within the Church’

‘Re-imagining Gender Within the Church’ Nov. 20 Alex McNeill, executive director of More Light Presbyterians, a national organization devoted to advocacy, education and support for LGBTQ people and issues within the church and beyond, will speak at a lunchtime event on Thursday, Nov. 20, at Vanderbilt Divinity School. “Re-imagining Gender Within the Church” will be...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


October/November Religious Life on Campus

Each month, we will take quick note of the various and wonderful events that our various religious organizations have put on throughout campus. Some of the most fundamental and beautiful examples of religious life on college campuses come in the work that our ministries do every week and small events that are put on by...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Food Justice

  Project Dialogue cosponsored 2 wonderful events in collagoration with the Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society, the Cal Turner Program, the Society of St. Cornelius and the Divinity School to bring Dr. Norman Wirzba to speak on his work Food and Faith: a Theology of Eating. There was a breakfast discussion entitled Jesus and...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Chaplains Under Fire

Should the military be hiring clergy? Can the military tell them how to act?  How does a Christian chaplain minister to a Buddhist? A Muslim? An atheist? To explore these questions, Lee Lawrence and Terry Nickelson spent three months in Afghanistan and Iraq, where troops let them into their lives. They joined them on patrols...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Vanderbilt Interfaith Spring Break Trip

Vanderbilt Interfaith Spring Break Trip February 28th – March 5th The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life is partnering with the International Student and Scholar Services, and the Interfaith Council to plan Vanderbilt’s first interfaith spring break trip. The purpose of this trip will be to explore the meaning of faith between several...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


OUCRL Leads a Student Delegation to the Fourth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge National Gathering

OUCRL Leads a Student Delegation to the Fourth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge National Gathering September 22-23, The George Washington University https://www.facebook.com/events/821462544548055/ Rev. Mark Forrester, along with a delegation of three Vanderbilt students, took part in a called gathering of interfaith campus leaders by President Obama. Below are two of our delegates...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 in News | Comments Off



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