Persecution, Christianity & the Middle East

Persecution, Christianity & the Middle East

Christianity and Islam in the Middle East may seem inherently at odds, but a Catholic bishop Wednesday morning dispelled this notion and pleaded for peace and unity in a region desperately lacking both. “Peace is possible, but it takes hard work,” said Bishop Gregory Mansour. “It takes a little bit […]

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Rumi Club aims for interfaith awareness

Rumi Club aims for interfaith awareness

Eight months after forming, the Belmont Rumi Club is starting to make itself and the message of tolerance it promotes known around campus. Since their founding, the group has held multiple convos about topics ranging from the Iranian rock scene to living as a Muslim in Nashville as they try […]

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CAS, religion school will move to planned building

CAS, religion school will move to planned building

Most of the departments in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the School of Religion tentatively will move to a new building at 15th and Wedgewood avenues that is scheduled to open in the summer of 2014. Construction on the new building, which will also include a 430-car […]

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Somebody say ‘amen’

Somebody say ‘amen’

Andre’ Waller and Terrell Crudup, both Belmont religion students, joined five other Nashville college students in a diverse worship service just before Easter, focusing their sermons on the topic, “An Attempt to Silence the Lamb: Seven Last Sayings of a Crucified Christ.” They came together to offer a worship experience […]

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Preachin’, prayin’, singin’

Preachin’, prayin’, singin’

On March 31, seven Nashville college students will attempt to present the Belmont and Nashville communities with a diverse worship style in a church service titled “An Attempt to Silence the Lamb: Seven Last Sayings of a Crucified Christ.” The two-hour service, to begin at 7 p.m. in Belmont Heights […]

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Optional chapel Fridays at 10

Optional chapel Fridays at 10

You’re on track with convo, and it’s too early for a nap, so at 10 a.m. on a Friday, you amble over to Massey to sit in the courtyard and just be. As you walk up to the courtyard, you hear something. Music flows from the Neely Dining Hall. The […]

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