with Dr. Elizabeth Ursic
Thursdays 7-8pm via Z_o_o_m
April 29 — Hinduism | May 6 — Buddhism | May 13 — Taoism
Join us for a 6-part series with Dr. Elizabeth Ursic that introduces the beliefs and practices of six of the major world religions. Starting with the oldest, we will cover Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism in the Spring and continue with the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in the Fall. These evenings will be tailored for our Saint Barnabas community and there will be time for questions as well as discussion and reflection. Z_o_o_m credentials are available via our weekly emails or you can call the church office. Click here to subscribe for our weekly email.
Dr. Elizabeth Ursic teaches college classes on World Religions and holds an MDiv from Yale Divinity School, a PhD in Religious Studies from ASU, and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. She co-chairs the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Women’s Caucus. As a professor, she has taught world religions to over 5,000 students, and been a visiting scholar at seminaries, universities and cultural centers internationally. For over twenty years she has also served as a spiritual director for individuals and churches. Her book, Women, Ritual and Power: Placing Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship, is named one of the top 100 contemporary books on women’s spirituality. Elizabeth studied at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and her albums include Gratitude and Unspoken Touch. She has been a member of Saint Barnabas for five years and enjoys serving as a reader and usher and occasionally playing cello duets with cantor Rudy.
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