Post Tagged with: "interfaith"

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

Three years ago, the killing of nine black worshippers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., created outrage and fear in the black community. Now, as the country mourns another pair of hateful attacks — this time in Jeffersontown, Ky., and Pittsburgh — the country can be tempted[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Judaism Encourages Free, Responsible Speech

VIEWPOINT: Judaism Encourages Free, Responsible Speech

Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, a 20th-century leader of Jewish thought, once taught that U.S. Jews stand with one foot in the U.S. civilization and one foot in the Jewish civilization. In my experience, the values at the core of each are sometimes congruous; where they are, they fortify and fuel each[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Hoya Holidays: Celebrating Diverse Traditions

In a 1963 issue of The Hoya, the editorial board shared its Christmas wish for both the university and the nation: “Let us make this Christmas the turning point, the time between two eras, an interregnum which commemorates the glory that has been and pledges itself to renew the world[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Exploring Interfaith Dialogue With ‘Terminal’

Subodh Gupta’s monumental installation “Terminal,” is currently on display at the Sackler Pavilion of the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery to celebrate the reopenings of the Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Featuring 30 gleaming brass towers, the exhibit by the internationally renowned Indian artist also marks the[Read More…]

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Storied Statues Reveal Georgetown’s History

Walking across Georgetown’s campus, it is easy to notice subtle relics of the university’s rich history — statues and memorials are woven between modern buildings and dormitories, occupying an important space in daily student life. Though dozens of other bronze- and stone-cast figures decorate the Hilltop, few Georgetown students know the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 6 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
VIEWPOINT: Ministry and Motherhood

VIEWPOINT: Ministry and Motherhood

A Hindu priest, and Catholic priest and an imam walk into the office of a Protestant female reverend. This is not the beginning of a bad joke, but rather another Tuesday morning in my office in Healy 110. To be honest, there was a time when, in that lineup, I[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

What Are We Waiting For?

For most Americans, election years promise spirited debate, embarrassing gaffes and plenty of fresh material for late-night comics. For me, and for other Muslims across the country, election years promise sideways glances, scapegoating and pervasive Islamophobia. Last December, Georgetown made headlines by hosting an “Interfaith Gathering for Solidarity.” Members of[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Rabbi Harold S. White was the first full-time Jewish chaplain at a U.S. Catholic university, and oversaw the foundation of the PJC.

Rabbi White, 83, Built Jewish Life, Programs

Upon descending the stairs to the second floor of the Intercultural Center, a quaint but easily overlooked sculpture can be observed toward the right wall. The bronze statue depicts a scene in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, in which the titular character embraces his father after returning from a[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News

GU Considers Multi-Million Dollar Interfaith Center

Plans to build a new Interfaith Prayer Center on Georgetown’s campus are in the works because of a growing need for an interfaith space sparked over the past few years, according to Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. “At present we are assessing the limited options[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top