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The Saint Rose Ethics Roundtable and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies present the annual Vickery Speaker in Ethics and Leadership:Reflections from the Street: 30 Years of Caring for Rough Sleepers in BostonTuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pmCarl E. Touhey Forum, Lally School... Read More..
I had somewhat of a religious experience on Facebook last month. If you’re not on Facebook, please don’t leave. Trust me and read on. I had posted a link to an interesting place in Japan which lets solo diners eat with stuffed animals. My "Religious Experience" on Twitter I’d re-posted it from Josh... Read More..
Published by Beth Estock We live in complex and polarizing times. Our institutions are declining and our sense of job security and family safety is on heighten alert. Our neighborhoods are growing in diversity with a multiplicity of cultural expressions that challenge our assumptions and codes of... Read More..
Chris Hedges At The Capital Region Theological Center's Money & Power SymposiumListen to WAMC's Roundtable host Joe Donahue interview Rev. Christopher Hedges, Ph.D. on Thursday, March 3, 2016. http://wamc.org/post/chris-hedges-capital-region-theological-centers-money-power-symposium Hedges will... Read More..
You know what it’s like. It’s 5:30, you’re tired from a long day, chasing after a toddler, and hoping to get some nutrition and a burst of energy before your evening meeting. No? Yeah, me neither. At the end of a long day, or a long week when I’ve shoe-horned as many things in as I possibly can, I... Read More..
The older I get the more I’m convinced wandering is essential to rest.  A soul that has come to rest has known what it means to wander.  And, God forbid that our souls should ever only rest and never wander in this life!  This would make us less than human. Our souls can wander in so many ways: …We... Read More..
Despite the ongoing decline in American religious institutions, the meteoric rise in people who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” should be seen positively - especially by religious people. To accept this as good news, however, we need to listen to what they are saying, rather than ridicule... Read More..
David Brooks penned a very interesting article Building Secularism in the Future which appeared in the Times Union Feb. 4th. Here is the link http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-opinion/article/David-Brooks-Building-s... I recommend your taking the time to read it. It is an interesting approach to... Read More..
Capital Region Theological Center is launching an innovative and exciting new learning experience - featuring Linda Mercadante, author of Belief without Borders: Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but not Religiious.  The “flipped classroom” model will provide an interactive environment where... Read More..
IRA Charitable Rollover Extended, But Only For A Limited Time  -On December 19th, the President extended the IRA charitable rollover deduction. If you have an Individual Retirement Account and you are over 70 1/2 you may qualify for this opportunity to make your minimum required distribution to a... Read More..

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