Showing 24 results for tag Religion

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | December 2, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | March 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Ritual and Ceremony in Modern Life

How do we make meaning out of the big milestones in our personal and community lives?

Event | October 12, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion on Faith and Religion

A conversation reflecting on the show with Conversation Project leader Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo of Interfaith Muse. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 27, 2017

Split

Lessons about men’s and women’s work divide a boy from his community. An essay by Ryan Stroud

Magazine | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | May 10, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

Are we sparks of divine creation, or simply meaning-making creatures, or genes replicating themselves for no other purpose than adapting to our natural environment? This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | May 24, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | May 6, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | February 22, 2017

What We Pass On

Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, writes about cultural inheritance.

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Finding Land

Charting a course out of depression. An essay by Jennifer Rabin

Beyond the Margins | October 29, 2015

David and Goliath

Remembering a friend from a hospice house. An excerpt from What the Dying Have Taught Me about Living: The Awful Amazing Grace of God by Fred Grewe, an Oregon Humanities Talking about Dying community discussion leader.

Beyond the Margins | September 23, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Start

Talking about epigenetics, adoption, faith, and clowns with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors

Beyond the Margins | November 5, 2014

Clowns for Christ

Norina Beck writes about losing her faith and finding her nose.

Magazine | July 31, 2014

Against Custom

The first peace advocates imagined a new story for the United States. An essay by Margot Minardi

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Burning Bushes

When it comes to attention-getting spectacles, God is no longer the only game in town. An essay by Dan DeWeese

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Fearful Beauty

Embracing both the wonder and terror of awe. An essay by Courtney Campbell

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Under God

Frances Bellamy and the origins of the Pledge of Allegiance. By Richard Ellis

Magazine | November 15, 2011

Second-Chance Family

Rajneeshpuram has come and gone: what keep believers bound to one another? By Marion Goldman

Magazine | November 8, 2011

Unimaginable Riches

The unfamiliar offers its own rewards. An essay by Joanne Mulcahey

Magazine | November 8, 2011

After the Fall

Somewhere beyond fate and reason, the real work of being human begins. An essay by John Holloran

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Drown

Two rivers; two Western tales of hubris

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Laughing Into the Abyss

The existential howl of Jewish American humor. By Scott Nadelson

Magazine | December 5, 2010