Events for May 12, 2013
Everding Lectures: Rabbi Donniel Hartman, “Faith and the Ethical: The Moral Disease of Religion”
May 12, 2013 1:00pm-4:30pm
Description: The Everding Lectures, featuring Rabbi Donniel Hartman, “Faith and the Ethical: The Moral Disease of Religion,” will be hosted by Iliff and St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. This year’s lectures will include a two-day course (Friday afternoon and Saturday) at Iliff and lectures at St. John’s on Sunday.
Donniel Hartman, is the president of Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, and the director of its iEngage Project. He has a doctorate in Jewish philosophy from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a Master of Arts in political philosophy from New York University, a Master of Arts in religion from Temple University, and Rabbinic ordination from the Shalom Hartman Institute. Donniel is the founder of some of the most extensive education, training and enrichment programs for scholars, educators, rabbis and lay leaders in Israel and North America.
He is the author of The Boundaries of Judaism, co-editor of Judaism and the Challenges of Modern Life, and the co-author of Spheres of Jewish Identity, a model curriculum in Jewish philosophy for secular Israeli high schools.
Date: Friday, May 10, 1-4:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – 2-day class at Iliff
Sunday May 12 – St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral
• 9:00 a.m. – Service in the Cathedral. Rabbi Donniel Hartman preaching
• 10:15 –11:15 a.m. – Dean’s Forum presentation
• 11:15 a.m. – Service in the Cathedral. Rabbi Donniel Hartman preaching
• 1:00 –2:30 p.m. – Community Religious Leaders Luncheon hosted by Lee and Ed Everding
• 3:00 –5:00 p.m. – Public Presentation for the Abrahamic Initiative
Location: Iliff School of Theology, S101-102, 2201 S. University Blvd., Denver, CO 80210
Iliff on the Road: Pilgrimage in the World’s Religions, Prof. Jacob Kinnard
May 12, 2013 9:15am-10:30am
Description: Jacob Kinnard, associate professor of comparative religious thought, will lead a Sunday morning class, “Pilgrimage in the World’s Religions” as a part of Trinity Academy, Trinity United Methodist Church, downtown Denver. Over the course of four sessions, the goal of the course is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of “pilgrimage,” this most central religious journey.
Dates: Sundays, April 28-May 19, 9:15-10:30 a.m.
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1820 Broadway, Denver, 80202
Info/Contact: Trinity United Methodist Church, Denver: 303-839-1493.