Office of Religious Life Archives
Mar. 7, 2014—Ralph C. Wood, professor of theology and literature at Baylor University and editor-at-large for Christian Century Magazine will discuss “Fyodor Dostoevsky, Flannery O’Connor and Christ Pantocrator” March 11 in Benton Chapel.
Feb. 17, 2014—(John Russell/Vanderbilt) Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Nov. 7 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website. At the Nov. 7 meeting, senators Kathryn Anderson, Mark Cannon, Claire Smrekar and Myrna Wooders submitted a revised version of the Faculty Senate resolution regarding student safety and security. More specifically, the revised resolution recommends...
Oct. 24, 2013—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life will conduct a nonsectarian service of remembrance for Akhilesh Pathak this Friday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m. in All Faith Chapel, on the ground floor of Vanderbilt Divinity School directly below Benton Chapel. The service will be coordinated by the Rev. Mark Forrester, university chaplain, and...
Oct. 2, 2013—This year, the 36th annual Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt will examine the enduring saga of genocide.
Aug. 23, 2013—Vanderbilt will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a midday event Aug. 28. On the evening of Sept. 5, the Rev. Carolyn McKinstry will speak at a free public event in Benton Chapel.
May. 6, 2013—Aladine Elsamadicy says he didn’t feel singled out for his Egyptian heritage or Muslim faith while growing up in Alabama—not until Sept. 11, 2001, that is. He was in the fifth grade at the time. Elsamadicy and his siblings were suddenly more conspicuous at their public schools in Huntsville. He said they felt confronted with...
Apr. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Office of Religious Life will host an interfaith vigil April 22 for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings as well as those killed and injured in a West, Texas, plant explosion.
Apr. 17, 2013—Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.
Feb. 21, 2013—The Office of Religious Life at Vanderbilt has a wide variety of events going on this spring to feed the soul, challenge the mind and revive the spirit.
Feb. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester moderated a lively panel discussion in War Memorial Auditorium Feb. 12 about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy as the document went on view at the Tennessee State Museum nearby.
Feb. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester will moderate a panel discussion about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy on Tuesday, Feb. 12—the same day the historical document goes on view at the Tennessee State Museum.