February 27 –
The Q Source is published weekly under the auspices of the office of the Dean of Students. Notices of events and concerns of the community are included. All submissions must be signed and include a contact phone number or e-mail address. Free classified ads are also printed for members of the YDS community; these must be kept as short as possible. The Q Source is now available online at http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html. All submissions must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Q Source” in the subject line. All submissions must be in by 5:00 p.m. Friday. No exceptions to deadlines will be made!! The right to edit is reserved. Thank you! –Callista Brown Isabelle, Editor
From the Office of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs:
Application for the Two Brothers
Fellowship: The Two Brothers
Fellowship (YDS Bulletin, p. 122), which is designated for support of biblical
or archaeological study in
1. Your name.
2. Address and e-mail address.
3. Proposed course of study.
4. Estimated budget.
5. Name of faculty member who might be contacted regarding the student’s work in Bible
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR
APPLICATION AND PROPOSED COURSE OF STUDY TO GRACE CHAO BY
From the Registrar's Office:
Last day to drop a course:
Monday, February 28, is the last day to drop a course
without it appearing on your
May 2005 Graduation:
Information on University Commencement is now in campus mailboxes for those who are on the Registrar's Commencement list. If you did not get information and think you should be on the list, please see Detra MacDougall, Registrar.
See information about the 2005-06 Magee Fellowship on page 7.
Application deadline: Friday, March 4th.
Housing Options, see Classifieds.
Loring Sabin Ensign Lecture
2004 -- 2005
A New Method of Religious Enquiry
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
Monday, February 28, 2005
H. Richard Niebuhr Lecture Hall
Reception Following: Commuter Lounge
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
(CV available in Dean's Office)
Margaret Lindquist Sorensen Lecture
2004 -- 2005
The Transfiguration of Healing: the Care of Survivors of Mass Violence and Torture
Dr. Richard F. Mollica
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma
Massachusetts General Hospital
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
H. Richard Niebuhr Lecture Hall
Reception Following: Commuter Lounge
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
(CV available in Dean's Office)
Scholarship Available: The Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators (CAPFAA) is pleased to announce the CAPFAA Scholarship for the 2005/06 academic year. This scholarship will be awarded to 7 students for $1,000 each and is NOT renewable. Candidates must be full time students with a federal expected family contribution of less than $5000, 3.5 GPA, active in community service. Not open to international students. In order to be considered, you must submit the 2005/06 CAPFAA Scholarship application, signed by your school’s financial aid officer; enclose all required attachments, including a copy of your academic transcript; and mail your application packet so that it is postmarked by April, 1, 2005. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed. Contact Doreen Generoso (email@example.com) for application and more information.
Graduate & Faculty Forum: Environment, Religion, and Ethics - February 28th: The YDS Initiative in Religion, Science, and Technology is holding their second forum of the year that gives graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to present their 'works-in-progress'. On Monday, February 28th, YDS student Dianne Bilyak and PhD candidate Gretel van Wieren will be presenting on topics related to the environment, religion, and ethics. The forum be from in the RSV Room. All are welcome and dinner will be provided!
Homiletics Candidate Presentation: On Tuesday, March 1 from , Thomas H. Troeger, a candidate for the Homiletics Senior Search, will be giving a presentation in Marquand Chapel entitled "Homiletics As The Convergence Of Theology And The Arts Of Communication." It will include two brief homilies and two hymns, one of which he composed. Patrick Evans will play the piano. All are invited to attend. Copies of his CV are available in Rm. N122. You are also welcome to attend the coffee hour at in the Common Room after the morning Chapel service to meet and greet Thomas Troeger.
Theology Life: Phil Vischer. There is an upcoming
event in the Center For Faith & Culture's
"Theology Live" Series. This series of lectures and discussions
will offer opportunities to engage with and learn from leaders in diverse
fields who have “gone live” with their ideas, endeavoring to engage and shape
the broader public with a voice rooted in and informed by faith. Phil Vischer's "Theology
Live" lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 2, at , at
Methodist Society “Open Stage”: On Thursday, March 3 from
- , the
Methodist Society at YDS will sponsor an "Open Stage" event and
potluck supper in the Common Room. Please join us and bring a dish to
share. We'll provide the beverages. We're lining up some great
entertainment! Among those who will be sharing their talents are:
The Sacramental Winers, Brian Bellamy, Young Choi, and Jeremy Deaner.
Andy Pengwell will be our emcee for the evening. If you have a talent (singing,
dancing, juggling, whatever) that you would like to share, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (917-604-5227).
During the event, we will be collecting cash donations for the
Monotheism and Violence in
March 3: Poet Li-Young Lee, Discussion & Reading. Acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee, author of Book of My Nights, Rose, and The City in Which I Love You, will be holding an informal conversation with YDS students on Thursday, March 3, , room S-100. (Lunch will be provided.) Li-Young has won numerous awards for his poetry and is also the author of an autobiography, The Winged Seed. His conversation with the YDS community is entitled "Poems from God"; in it, he will discuss the paradox of writing poetry, its promise and its peril -- and why poets cannot but help undertake the impossible. All YDS students are most welcome. If you wish to attend, please pick up a small packet of readings outside Lana Schwebel's office (S-213).Li-Young Lee will also be reading from his work later that same day, at in the Divinity Book Supply, with a signing and reception to follow. This event is brought to you by the Yale Literature and Spirituality Series in collaboration with the Divinity Book Supply. If you have any questions about the series, please contact email@example.com.
African American Experience at YDS. I
wanted to bring to your attention a beautiful display that traces the early
history and contributions of some of YDS’s early
African American alumni. The display was
developed by Martha Smalley in conjunction with the research project being
conducted by Dr. Yolanda Y. Smith, assistant professor of Christian education
at YDS and Dr. Moses N. Moore, Jr, YDS ’77, associate
professor of American and African American Religious History at
Seeing God: Images of Shalom in Contemporary Film. On Tuesday, March 22nd, the Student Book Supply presents Roy M. Anker, Professor of English at
, offering a presentation entitled Seeing God: Images of Shalom in Contemporary Film. The multi-media presentation will take place in the Bookstore Rotunda at . Professor Anker is the author of the recently published Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies (Eerdmans, 2004) which explores themes of evil and redemption amidst the human struggle for encounter with God in films ranging from The Godfather and Star Wars to American Beauty and Calvin College Grand Canyon. Anker is also co-editor of Dancing in the Dark: Youth, Popular Culture, and the Electronic Media (Eerdmans, 1991). A book-signing will follow. Mark your calendars early! All are welcome!
Note from Alicia
came across this article and thought it would be of some interest to
are close to God, and most profess to follow the religious
tradition of their parents, but their knowledge of those traditions is extremely thin,
according to a new study:
Yale/New Haven Area Involvement
University Public Worship: The
Campus. : University
Public Worship with Communion. Sunday, March
6th: The Reverend Martha C. Highsmith, Interim Associate Pastor
Magee Fellowship: Dwight Hall at Yale announces the Reverend John G. Magee ’06 Fellowship.
The Fellowship, established at Dwight Hall in 1987, honors Reverend John Gillespie Magee of the Class of 1906. The Magee Fellow creates programs and space for the kind of sharing that comes with trust, for exploring the motivations that underlie social justice work, for connecting and linking issues, for promoting sustained thought and creative vision, for enabling depth of understanding, reflection, and action around community involvement. Each year, the Magee Fellow develops specific programs which address the concerns and needs of students, working with members of the Dwight Hall Cabinet and Executive Committee, the General Secretary of Dwight Hall, members of Yale Religious Ministries and the Chaplain's Office and other students.
application for the position should include the following:
A cover letter expressing your interest in the position.
A description of your vision for implementing the fellowship.
At least two letters of recommendation (received no later than the interview).
Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are able to work 30 hours/week.
The 2005-2006 Magee Fellowship is a part-time position, up to 30 hours/week, depending on the qualifications and availability of the Fellow. Compensation for 30 hours/week is $15,000 (plus benefits)
for the academic year.
The application deadline is
packet at Dwight Hall in the main lobby.
Elm City Congregations Organized (ECCO) is planning a series of thematic refresher courses around the city, open to newcomers as well as existing leaders. Please come to any or all, bring friends from your congregation or others you think would be interested. Lead organizer Pat Speer will present the following topics on the dates and locations shown:
Monday February 28: Jesus Christ: Organizer.
Tuesday March 8: Relational
Promptness shows respect. Sessions will start on time. Fellowship and refreshments will follow each meeting. Fees: $3 per session, payable at the door, or $10 for all five in advance.
Yale/New Haven, cont.
OMSC Lecture Series:
Tuesday, March 1. Dr. George G. Hunter III, professor of evangelism and church growth and founding dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, will lecture on "The Power of Contagious Faith: Why did Ruth Turn to Naomi's God?" on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at the Overseas Ministries Study Center, 490 Prospect Street, New Haven. The lecture begins at
Friday, March 18: Dr. Patrick Provost-Smith, assistant professor of the history of Christianity, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, who has written articles on particularly influential Jesuit Missionaries such as José de Acosta in Peru and Matteo Ricci in China, will lecture on "Mission in a Time of War: Evangelization under the Auspices of Empire" on Friday, March 18, 2005 at the Overseas Ministries Study Center, 490 Prospect Street, New Haven. The lecture begins at Bring a light lunch at Coffee will be provided. Details and directions are online at www.OMSC.org/notices.html.
are invited to the third meeting of the Judaic Studies spring semester
faculty/graduate student seminar. The Program in Judaic Studies, in cooperation
Passions Flare! Reflections on Mel Gibson’s
“The Passion of the Christ.” Wednesday, March 9,
World Neighbors is a not-for-profit community development organization working in partnership
with the rural poor in hundreds of villages throughout
Neighbors' programs, people come together to solve their problems and meet their basic needs. By supporting community self-reliance, leadership development and organization building, World Neighbors helps people address the root causes of hunger, poverty and disease. For more information about World Neighbors, visit its website: www.wn.org. In an effort to educate supporters and to foster bonds of friendship with program partners, World Neighbors Journeys offers unique trips to visit program areas. Part adventure and part education, a World Neighbors Journey takes travelers well off the beaten track to see for themselves how communities come together to identify and solve problems, largely with local resources. Two WN Journeys are scheduled in coming months:
For further information on WN Journeys, please contact: Emily Estes, Coordinator, World Neighbors Journeys, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 860-343-1941.
American Discourses on Islam: The Politics of Representation."
Half-Time Director of Religious Education: The First Unitarian
Society of Westchester is seeking half-time DRE to begin 8/05 in
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SUMMER / FALL HOUSING AVAILABLE
Apartment for rent either as summer sublet or continuing for the year: spacious One Bedroom,
with new carpet, new appliances, new cupboards directly in front of the
and dryers 10 feet from apartment door (very convenient.) Lots of closet space and some storage
space in the basement. Great landlords (very attentive.) Apartment should be available for May 15th,
sublet would run until July 31st and then new tenant could pick up the lease. Cost is $650 per month
and that includes utilities. Also parking in the back of the building. If interested reply to email@example.com. Thanks.
Room Available July 1: My housemate is leaving
July 1 and through the academic year. The room is the larger of the two and is very comfortable, with a
large window, and plenty of closet space. Located downtown on Dwight between Chapel and George,
near Yale Repertory Theater, Yale museums, Whitney Gymnasium. Great restaurants and large
supermarket nearby. Comfortable living room. Large kitchen, fully equipped. Hardwood floors, lots
of windows, very light and airy. Coin-operated Laundry room in the basement. Two Yale shuttle stops
nearby, adequate on-street parking.
Utilities are less than $50 per month. Contact Eric Bugyis, MAR ’06, cell: 216-870-1205,
Provide Live-in Help in Exchange for Rent: My father-in-law recently lost his wife of 60 years.
He's still working 8 - 6 each weekday. He is however unfamiliar with cooking and we are concerned
about his being alone at night. We are looking for an interested and trustworthy person to do the
following for my father-in-law: In exchange for rent: 1) sleep at the house; 2) prepare breakfast & dinner
and on Saturday and Sunday occasionally lunch might be included; and 3) because he cannot drive at
night any longer, drive him to his office in downtown
evening. He lives in a beautiful home in
This person would be available all day to attend classes and or work. If interested contact me by phone
or e-mail: Sheila F. Taylor, 203-287-4327 (office),
at the Circulation Desk in the Library, take a right and a left
Staff available 10-3 weekdays
Get acquainted more fully with Orthodox Christianity:
such as CHRISTIANS OF THE EAST, FIRST SIXTY YEARS, CHURCH OF THE RUSSIANS, RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD, DIVERSE CULTURES, FROM JESUS TO CONSTANTINE, HISTORY OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY
Practicing the Sabbath resources for your personal use or for leading groups, or planning experiences for your congregation, are here for you to check out.
Workshops at in the
Selecting Leaders with Guaranteed Positive Results for Congregations, Mar. 2
Thinking Theologically with Youth, Mar. 10
Video-based Biblical Study Resources for Congregations, Mar. 31
Holy Week resources needed??? Look in Lent-Easter shelves and browse for ideas…or in Worship and ASK!