Upcoming Events

Learning in Retirement – World Religions

This course surveys major world religions, focusing on a different tradition each week.  Different lecturers from Carleton’s Religion program will each speak to their own areas of expertise.  The series begins with an introduction to the academic study of religion, followed by an overview of Indigenous traditions.  Next we will move through the origins and historical developments of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, featuring faculty areas of specialization in each of these traditions.  From here, the course will look at the origins of religion in India and China and focus on the development of Hinduism and various forms of Buddhism. Registration info available here.

Fridays 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Nov 1 through Dec 6, 2019.

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Exodus: Myth or History?

The Bible commands its readers to tell their children the story of the Exodus; but biblical scholarship and archaeology of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have increasingly cast doubt on the fact that the Exodus actually happened historically.  This lecture reviews the biblical story in light of the archaeological evidence – or lack thereof – reflecting on how to answer the question of whether these foundational events of Israel actually occurred.

Thursday Jan 30, 2020 7:00-8:30pm, Glebe Community Centre, Ottawa

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