Spring Semester 2014

  1. “The End-Time in Religion, Science, and Film”

Presentations followed by a panel discussion on prominent

      ideas related to the end-time.

Presenters: Dr. Curt Hersey, Assistant Professor of Communication

                  Dr. Jon Huggins, Berry College Chaplain

                  Dr. Tim Knowlton, Associate Professor of Anthropology

                  Dr. Jeff Lidke, Associate Professor of Religion

                  Dr. Dale McConkey, Associate Professor of Sociology

                  Dr. Todd Timberlake, Professor of Physics

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Evans Auditorium

  1. “What’s Love God to do with It? A Buddhist Exploration of Loving

and Being Loved”

                   Presenter: Lama Rod Owens  

                   Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 5:00 pm in the Evans Auditorium

 In addition, Lama Owens led a Buddhist retreat on Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30, 9:00-5:00 each day in the Interfaith Center.


  1. “Ninth Annual Berry College World Music and Dance Festival”

Music and dance groups featuring performances by Miwase, Day Seven, The

Merry Go Rounds, Tuatha Dea, Rahasya, Mirabai, Spring into Peace, and others.

Organized and directed by Berry College Religion and Philosophy major Chris


Saturday, April 5, 2014, 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm at the Berry College Clara Bowl


  1. “The Dialectics of Teaching and Preaching”

Retirement program for David McKenzie, Professor of Philosophy and Chair,

      Interfaith Council. Dr. McKenzie reflected on his bivocational career, with

36 years at Berry and 33 years in Baptist and United Methodist ministry in Rome,   GA, and surrounding area.

                  Presenters: Dr. Peter Lawler, Dana Professor of Government

                                     Mr. Michael Papazian, Professor of Philosophy

                                     Kristian Canler, Religion and Philosophy major and graduating senior

                                    The program was organized by Kristian Canler and jointly sponsored with the Department of Religion and Philosophy.

                 Wednesday, April 16, at 7:00 pm in the Ford Living Room