Fall 2008/Spring 2009 Course Catalog

The information below is taken from the printed catalog the college produces each year. For more up to date information, including links to course websites, faculty homepages, reserve readings, and more, use the 'courses' or semester specific link to your left.

Raboteau To Speak On African-American Religion Feb. 14

January 23, 2001Director of Media Relations

Maria Heim To Give Lazerowitz Lecture at Amherst College April 14

March 17, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Maria Heim, assistant professor of religion at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture, on Buddhist Ideals of Happiness on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni House at Amherst College. The talk is free and open to the public, as is a reception immediately following.

The Rev. Bridgette D. Young to Speak at Bi-Semester Worship Service Nov. 13

November 7, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Rev. Bridgette D. Young will speak at the second Bi-Semester Worship Service of the semester at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the Chapin Chapel at Amherst College. A full reception will follow the service. Sponsored by the Department of Religious Life and the Bi-Semester Worship Committee, this event is free and open to the public.

Portrait, Poetry and Biography in the Iranian World at Amherst College Oct. 15

October 1, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Dr. Elizabeth E. Carr Elected Vice-President of National Multifaith Organization

April 18, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Elizabeth E. Carr, Catholic religious advisor at Amherst College, was recently elected 2006-07 vice president of the National Association of College and University Chaplains (NACUC). Carr received the honor at the group’s annual meeting at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. in February.

Professor Abdulaziz Sachedina To Discuss the Origins of Shiism at Amherst College Nov. 9

Abdulaziz Sachedina To Discuss the Origins of Shiism at Amherst College Dec. 7

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Former Amherst College Professor Jamal J. Elias to Discuss the Pope and Islam on March 8

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