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Rabbi Joshua reflects on Passover

The Jewish community at Vanderbilt gathered on the evening of Passover, April 14th and 15th, to celebrate the Jewish Feast of Freedom at Vanderbilt Hillel.  280 students participated in one of ten different student-led Seders, ritual (and delicious) meals that retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt.  The Exodus story is a yearly reminder...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Exploring Faiths!

The Atlantic Institute is proudly hosting an exploring event on religion. Dr. Rami Shapiro will be the speaker for this event. The topic is Exploring Faiths: Introduction to Judaism. This event is Free! Cookies, soft drinks, and coffee will be served. Please act immediately! Seats are limited! Registration is required! WHEN: Thursday, May 1, 2014...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Formal Cooler Giveback!

What happens to all those painted coolers after formal weekend? This year, students gathered to give those coolers a second life. OUCRL collected donated coolers, cleaned, re-painted, and filled them with food and necessities for the Nashville homeless. Led by the Vanderbilt InterFraternity Council, the Interfaith Council, and many others, Vanderbilt students gave back to...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Stations of the Cross at Vanderbilt Divinity School

On Friday, April 18th, the Society of St. Cornelius and the Worship Team at Vanderbilt Divinity School came together to offer a Stations of the Cross service on Good Friday that focused on the execution of Jesus and bring to light the planned executions of Tennessee inmates currently on death row. From the program: The...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Transitioning into Adulthood: The Cultural Lives of Emerging Adults

On Thursday, April 10th, the Office of the University Chaplain & Religious Life offered a Professional Development in partnership with the Dean of Students entitled, “Transitioning into Adulthood: The Cultural Lives of Emerging Adults.” We welcomed Dr. Patricia Snell Herzog, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas,...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Courtney Martin delivers the Cuninggim Lecture

Title: Courtney Martin delivers the Cuninggim Lecture Location: Langford Auditorium Link out: Click here Description: RSVP Requested Award-winning author Courtney E. Martin will deliver the 2014 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society at Vanderbilt University Tuesday, March 25, at 6 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. Her talk, “Perfect Girls: A Generation of Young Women...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


Interfaith Council Panel: Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?

Interfaith Panel was held at the Ben Schulman Center on March 12th, and hosted by Vanderbilt’s Interfaith Council. Interfaith Council invited religious leaders in the Nashville community to speak about the good and the evils in religion, answering the question: “Does Religion do more Harm than Good?” The vegan and kosher cafe at the Ben...... KEEP READING

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


Fyodor Dostoevsky, Flannery O’Connor, & Christ Pantocrator with Doctor Ralph C. Wood

Title: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Flannery O’Connor, & Christ Pantocrator with Doctor Ralph C. Wood Location: Benton Chapel Link out: Click here Description: Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University and Editor-at-Large for Christian Century Magazine Start Time: 6:30 Date: 03-11-2014 Ralph C. Wood has served as University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor since...... KEEP READING

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


Art, Advocacy, and Action

Title: Art, Advocacy, and Action Location: Benton Chapel Link out: Click here Description: Art is in the service of vision, so it is not surprising that artists can help us see the world in new ways. And artists are creators, who innovate and create new worlds, who renew our built environments, who fashion our outer...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2014 in News | Comments Off


GriefNet group meets in February and March 2014

GriefNet group meets in February and March 2014  for  five 50 minute sessions in the OUCRL conference room on 2nd floor. Meeting times will be determined by the schedules of participants. Please email griefnet@vanderbilt.edu for more information or to sign up.... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 in News | Comments Off



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