Panels & Speakers 2007-2008

Panels & Speakers

Brown Bag Lunch Schedule


Awakening Through Love: Book Signing and Reception with Lama John Makransky -- with responses from Father Michael Himes (Theology) and Professor Richard Kearney (Philosophy)

Wednesday October 3rd, 7:00 PM, Merkert 127

John Makransky is a professor Buddhism and Comparative Theology at Boston College and a teacher in the Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. A practitioner of Tibetan mediataions of compassion and wisdom for thirty years, he has pineered new ways of making these accessible to people of all backgrounds and faiths. He lives outside Boston with his wife, two sons, and dog.

For more information see the flier


Gandhi and Open-Source Hinduism

Friday October 5, 6:00 PM, Location TBA

Siddhartha, head of Fireflies Ashram, Bangalore, India. His lecture will focus on Hinduism as a resource for social action.


Hindu Avatar and Christian Incarnation

Wednesday October 17, 7:00 PM, Higgins 310

Noel Sheth is professor of theology at the Jesuit university in Puna, India.


Responding to International Conflict: Challenges for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Part I: Jewish and Christian Approaches to Peacemaking and War"

Wednesday November 7, 7:30 PM, Higgins 300

A panel discussion with:
  • Fr. David Hollenbach, S.J., Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Boston College
  • Dr. Rodney Peterson, Boston Theological Institute
  • Rabbi Or Rose, Hebrew College

Part II: The Churches' Witness on Issues in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

Wednesday November 14, 7:30 PM, Higgins 300

Sr. Ruth Lautt, O.P., Esq. is the founder and National Director of Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East.

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