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Recollecting Maryam

An Inter-textual Encounter with Mary in the Biblical and Quranic Traditions Saturday, December 11th from 6:30pm–8:00pm Scarritt-Bennett Center, Harambee Auditorium The person of Mary/Maryam occupies a significant place in both the Christian Bible and Muslim Quran. On Saturday, December 11th from 6:30pm–8:00pm, she will serve as subject of a shared dialogical encounter between Islam and…

Posted on December 11, 2010 in Side Notes

What does the Bible say about Homesexuality

Sunday, December 5, 7 PM Furman 114 Are you a Christian or Jewish? Gay? Both? Neither? If you have ever wondered exactly how homosexuality is dealt with in the Bible, this is the event for you! The Vanderbilt Lambda Association joins with Vanderbilt Hillel and the Wesley/Canterbury Fellowship to bring you an open discussion about…

Posted on December 5, 2010 in Side Notes

Faith in Art

Wednesday, November 10, 7 PM Student Life Center USA (1989) Dir: John Duigan. The true story of Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 70s. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government committed against the people of El Salvador, until his public assassination…

Posted on November 10, 2010 in Side Notes

Liberation Theology – 40 Years Later

with Gustavo Gutiérrez Monday, November 8, 7 PM Benton Chapel, Divinity School Dominican priest, Peruvian theologian, and author of libertation theology’s foundational text, Gustavo Gutiérrez currently holds the John Cardinal O’Hara Professorship of Theology at University of Notre Dame. A reception honoring our guest begins at 6 PM in the Divinity Reading Room Sponsored by:…

Posted on November 8, 2010 in Side Notes

Interfaith Soccer Tournament

Saturday, October 30, Noon – 6 PM Intramural Field #2, Student Recreation Center You are invited to attend the Interfaith/MLC Soccer Tournament! It is a friendly tournament consisting of different cultural and religious student organizations in Vanderbilt. Come enjoy this cultivating experience as a player or a spectator. There will be FREE T-SHIRTS to the…

Posted on October 30, 2010 in Side Notes


Tuesday, October 26 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Student Life Center Muslim Students Association presents its annual Fast-A-Thon! “Go hungry for a day so someone else won’t have to.” Then join with members of the Muslim Student Association at the SLC Ballroom for a delicious Middle Eastern dinner and a short presentation on hunger in…

Posted on October 26, 2010 in Side Notes

God in America

Tuesday, October 5 6:30 PM Reception, 7 PM Program Free preview and panel discussion First Amendment Center 1207 18th Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37212 Screening will include the second hour of the series followed by a panel discussion. Sponsored by: Nashville Public Television, Vanderbilt Divinity School and the First Amendment Center.

Posted on October 5, 2010 in Side Notes

Please, join us to celebrate on the commons!

Posted on September 10, 2010 in Side Notes

Religious Organizations Fair

Monday, August 22 6:15 PM – 8:15 PM Student Life Center Plaza Interested in learning about the scope and diversity of religious life on campus? Drop by the Religious Organizations Fair as part of CommonVU’s orientation program! Numerous religious groups will be present with information about worship, retreat, service and community opportunities. Sponsored by the…

Posted on August 23, 2010 in Side Notes

Multifaith Religious Services

Saturday, August 21, 8:30 PM The Commons Center Protestant – Main Dining Hall Jewish – Upstairs Dining Hall Catholic – Multipurpose Room Nourish your soul as you rest your body from Move In. Jewish, Protestant and Catholic campus religious communities will host Havdalah, Worship and Mass services to welcome the Class of 2014 to our…

Posted on August 21, 2010 in Side Notes