On Saturday, May 28, the graduating seniors packed into the standing-room-only First Baptist Church in America in the midst of Commencement and Reunion Weekend to take part in the Baccalaureate, a colorful, multi-faith service whose core components date back to the University’s founding.
Family, friends, and colleagues of late Brown Trustee Susan Adler Kaplan A.B. '58 M.A.T '65 gathered for a memorial dedication in her honor on Thursday, May 26, at 5:15 pm, on Brown's Pembroke Campus. Susan was dedicated in her service to the University, and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.
After a national search in the Spring term, the Office of the Chaplains is honored to announce that the Reverend Delphain Demosthenes has accepted Brown’s invitation to serve as the Associate Chaplain of the University for the Protestant Community.
The third part of this series analyzes the death of Jesus, revisits Marcus Borg's final lectures, and uncovers the many ways Progressive Christians can support advocacy and activism in their communities.
Is God’s love patriarchal? How do young people perceive the church? Does the interpretation of Jesus’ death as “payment” stand in the way of connecting with the gospel? The second part of this series probes these questions and revisits Marcus Borg's final lectures with Rev. Janet Cooper Nelson and Peter Laarman.
This series revisits Marcus Borg’s final lectures with Rev. Janet Cooper Nelson and Peter Laarman and discuss the implications for Christianity’s future. Beginning with an excerpt from Borg’s lecture on the Cross, the conversation expands into a discussion about how the core symbolisms of Christianity may be changing in unprecedented ways.
The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life hosted a community gathering Monday afternoon on the Main Green to buttress the essentiality and necessity of compassion, inclusion and justice during the school year.