Category: Adult Ed

Peace Prize Awarded to Al Gore

The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , Al Gore Award Ceremony Speech Presentation Speech by Professor Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Oslo, 10 December 2007. Your Majesties,...

Peace Prize Awarded to Barack Obama

The Nobel Peace Prize 2009 Barack H. Obama Award Ceremony Speech Presentation Speech by Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Oslo, 10 December 2009. Your Majesties, Mr. President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate,...

The Church and War

“This week’s “guest” is Karl Barth (1886-1968) and a prominent thinker and writer during the wars years in the 1940’s. Using Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, he worked out the relation between the Gospel and...

Workshop on Effective Political Action

         Approaches that people shaped by religious faith can use to influence public policy will be explored at a workshop hosted by St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Belfast on Saturday March...

Paul Tillich: “The Eternal Now”

This week: Paul Tillich, recommended by Elaine Bielenberg. Here is his chapter from “The Eternal Now” on the environmental crisis, an “existential threat” as we now say, to all of us. It’s a long...

“Man and Earth”

Chapter 6: Man and Earth When I look at thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars which thou hast established; what is man that thou art mindful of him,...