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Truitt Center hosts 'whirlwind tour' of world religions

LD Russell in the Department of Religious Studies will lead a weekly Monday program this spring to teach the concepts, ideas and practices of several of the world's biggest religions.

L.D. Russell in the Department of Religious Studies

The Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life is offering a series of short classes this spring designed to teach participants about the origins, beliefs and practices of various faith traditions.

"World Religions: A Whirlwind Tour" runs every Monday from Feb. 10 through April 7 in the McBride Gathering Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion (with the exception of Monday, March 24, which falls during Spring Break).

Led by LD Russell in the Department of Religious Studies, the programs - scheduled from 4-5 p.m. - are described as "concise and entertaining" with discussions planned after each presentation. Light refreshments will be served. There are no textbooks or exams.

Guests are free to attend any or all of the sessions.

February 10: Introduction to “religion”
February 17: Indigenous, Native Cultures
February 24: Hinduism
March 3: CANCELED DUE TO SNOW
March 10: Buddhism
March 17: CANCELED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER
March 24: NO CLASS (SPRING BREAK)
March 31: Taoism
April 7: Judaism
April 14: Christianity
April 21: NO CLASS (EASTER MONDAY)
April 28: Islam

 
The program is open to all members of the Elon University and surrounding Alamance County communities.

Eric Townsend,
Staff
1/31/2014 3:10 PM