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The Sanctuary Movement: An Interfaith Response to a Humanitarian Crisis

April 22 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd
Boston, MA 02215 United States
Free

Join in an important discussion on the sanctuary movement, including  presentations on the history and documenting of the sanctuary movement, panel discussions with first sanctuary movement activists, and new sanctuary movement activists. The keynote address will be presented by Grace Yukich, entitled "A Refuge for Immigrants: The Promise and Challenge of Sanctuary in the United States."

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Vitality and Decline in the Black Churches of the Boston Area

April 23 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, 130 Essex Street
South Hamilton, MA 01982 United States

Photo: First African Meeting House, Boston You are invited to a presentation and discussion on the Vitality and Decline in the Black Churches of the Boston Area by a team of students from the Mentored Ministry class at CUME, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston. They have been doing some preliminary study and research related to the Black Church Vitality Project. Come out and support their efforts. Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. – Emmanuel Gospel Center, 2 San Juan St., Boston, MA

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Spirituality & Social Justice: Abraham Joshua Heschel & Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 25 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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weekly interactive course
Temple Israel, Natick, 145 Hartford St.
Natick, MA 01760 United States
$120

Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King met in the early 1960’s and established a friendship based on shared values and mutual respect between their Jewish and Christian traditions. Through our study, we will pursue several key biographical, theological, and political questions: How did each emerge as a public figure? What were their understandings of the relationship between religion and American democracy? How did they weave together ritual and ethics concerns? Can we apply lessons from their interreligious, cross-cultural, and…

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The Renewal of Catholic Social Teaching in the Age of Pope Francis: What difference has Pope Francis made in church social teachings?

April 25 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Saint Cecelia Parish Hall, 18 Belvidere Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
Free

Social justice is a core component of the Catholic faith tradition but has not always been a core component of day to day teachings. In this conversation, we’ll explore how Pope Francis has sparked new discussions about social justice and what this means for the next generation of Catholic leaders in our society. Join us for a conversation with Thomas Massaro, S.J., Professor of Moral Theology at Fordham University. His nine books and over 100 published articles are devoted to…

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Religious Communities and Human Flourishing by Tyler VanderWeele (Theology on Tap)

April 30 from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
MAST Restaurant and Drinkery, 45 Province Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
Free

Tyler VanderWeele: Religious Communities and Human Flourishing The Church of the Advent's Theology on Tap returns on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in MAST' Restaurant and Drinkery The Lower Bar 45 Province Street, Boston, MA 02108 Dr VanderWeele is the director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University which among other things investigates the role that religious communities play in public health, medicine, and in bringing about human flourishing. These projects include original empirical research on how religious communities affect…

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Explore Seminary 2019

June 9 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston Campus, 90 Warren St.
Roxbury, 02119 Select a Country:
Free

Explore Seminary June 8, 2019, 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston Campus, 90 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119 Become a student for the day at Gordon-Conwell, Boston during Explore Seminary and: -Tour campus -Attend special lectures -Meet faculty, staff and students -Discuss degree options -Learn about our admissions process -Explore our many resources -Experience the dimensions of Gordon-Conwell, Boston -Discover the pathways that will take your ministry to the next level at Gordon-Conwell, Boston Campus! Register online at: www.gordonconwell.edu/exploreseminary. …

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