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Department of Religious Studies

October 4, 2010 by | Religion/Philo

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Religious Studies, Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Office of Church Relations, and Women’s Studies presents, “Marginalization, Women, and the Bible” a lecture by Gale A. Yee in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel on Oct. 5, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Dr. Yee’s holds a Ph.D. in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

Department of Philosophy

September 29, 2010 by | Religion/Philo

Michael Pace, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Philosophy, Wilkinson College, has an article appearing in the most recent issue of Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. “Perceptual Foundational Justification and the Problem of the Speckled Hen” criticizes several prominent theories of how experiences give us knowledge of the world. (The criticism involves a thought experiment about seeing a

From Holocaust to World Trade Center, how best to remember?

September 9, 2010 by | History

The complex art of creating memorials and meaningful commemorations will be the topic of The “1939” Club Lecture Series on Sept. 21, when renowned Holocaust scholar and author James E. Young, Ph.D., presents “Stages of Memory: Challenges of Memorialization from the Holocaust to the World Trade Center.” The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in

2010 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2010 by | News

Concern America Marvin Meyer: Every academic year, at the Chapman University Opening Convocation, we are pleased and honored to present an Award of Excellence named in honor of Albert Schweitzer. Our campus boasts a plethora of busts, but one bust, I believe, is particularly impressive in its bronze prominence. That is the bust of Albert

2009 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2009 by | News

Anthony Garcia-Prats For the past few decades, one of the most imposing figures on our campus has been the figure of Albert Schweitzer. To be sure, Schweitzer died in 1965, but during his lifetime he was a bigger than life character, and his legacy lives on after him. Two former Chapman faculty members, Kurt and

2008 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2008 by | News

Tias Arms Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, theologian, musician, and medical doctor, functions as one of the guiding spirits of Chapman University. Schweitzer was an advocate of reverence for all of life—human, animal, and plant—but it is clear that he had a special place in his heart for children. He and his wife had one child, a

2007 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2007 by | News

Michael Belay Trustee Karen Wilkinson, presenter Albert Schweitzer has become a strong role model for the Chapman University community; his image appears in many locations around the campus. His ninety-year life, much of which was spent healing the sick in the nation of Gabon, encourages us to grant dignity to all people, serve others, and

2006 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2006 by | News

Peter Verbiscar-Brown In 1931 Albert Schweitzer, the theologian, philosopher, musician, and medical doctor from Lambaréné, Gabon, in West Africa, surveyed his world, one very much like ours, and he wrote at the opening of the epilogue of his autobiography Out of My Life and Thought, “Two observations have cast their shadows over my life. One

2004 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2004 by | News

Ria Fennema In his major autobiographical work, Out of My Life and Thought, Albert Schweitzer, the ethicist, philosopher, medical doctor, and musician, wrote, “People are ethical only when life as such is sacred to them, the life of plants and animals as well as the life of their fellow humans, and when they devote themselves helpfully

2003 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2003 by | News

Mary McAnena There indeed is something about Mary, Mary McAnena, our recipient of the 2003 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence, and Mary’s Kitchen. Mary was born in Ireland, raised a family, was a nurse for most of her adult life, and moved from New York to California about twenty years ago. She tells the story