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SCETV Showing Bernardin and Bonhoeffer Documentaries January 2015

 

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"Bernardin"

Thursday, January 8
9:00 pm

Sunday, January 11
4:00 pm

BERNARDIN, the Gabriel, award winning documentary film, tells the dramatic story of Chicago’s Cardinal Joseph Bernardin. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin left a profound legacy of service, social concern, and education. In his work as priest, archbishop of Chicago, author, and as a public servant, he addressed the most profound social and ethical issues of our times. This film presents the very personal story of his life and struggles with tremendous challenges.

 




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"Bonhoeffer"

Thursday, January 8
10:00 pm

BONHOEFFER, the documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over. Why did the German Church embrace Hitler and the Nazi Party? What was a good German, a deeply religious and pacifist man to do about it. Dietrich Bonhoeffer openly challenged his church to stand with the Jews in their time of need and eventually joined a plot to kill Hitler. The story of his life is interwoven with interviews of friends, family and students of Bonhoeffer, with historians and theologians and the words of Bonhoeffer himself, read by Klaus Maria Brandauer.

 







Recent Events:

2014 — March 18 — Alicia Ostriker Poetry Reading
Details of the Event
Co-sponsored by Office of the Provost Institute for Visiting Scholars Women’s & Gender Studies Program • Department of English Religious Studies • Jewish Studies • Jewish Community Center

2014 — January 14 / February 11 / March 18 — Beyond Bollywood Film Series
films by Nina Paley, Satyajit Ray, and Kim Longinotto
Co-sponsored by Walker Institute of International and Area Studies, Film and Media Studies Program, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Anthropology

2013 — October 8 / November 12 / November 14-15 — Beyond Bollywood Film Series
films by Musa Syeed and Mira Nair
Co-sponsored by Walker Institute of International and Area Studies, Film and Media Studies Program, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Anthropology

2013 — October 15 — Dr. Stephanie Mitchem, Chair, Religious Studies
"African American Women, Literature, and Spirituality"
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 8:39 pm — Cayce-West Columbia Branch Library

2013 — April 12-13 — Jonathan Leader, Ronald Hutton & Wendy Griffin
"Sacred Lands and Spiritual Landscapes"

2012 — March 24 — ATOF Gospel Choir
A Touch of Faith Annual Black Alumni Reunion Concert
Saturday, March 24, 2012, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM — Rutledge Chapel on the historic USC Horseshoe

2012 — March 11 — Guest Speaker: Gen Jampa
"Modern Buddhism: The Art of Peaceful Living"
Sunday, March 11, 2 pm - 3:30 pm — Columbia Museum of Art

2012 — February 8 — Power Lunch: The Socratic Method & Critical Thinking
Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year, James Cutsinger
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 12:00-1:25p.m. — Hollings Special Collections Library, Thomas Cooper Library

2011— November 8 — Interfaith Panel on Living Simply
A Simple God: An Interfaith Panel on Living Simply
Tuesday, November 8, 7:00-8:00 p.m.—Green Quad Learning Center Room 102

2011— November 5 — USC History Center Mini-Conference
"Constructing Christianity"
Saturday, November 5, 9am—4pm—Close-Hipp Building (BA) 401

2011— October 17 — Interfaith Conference
LARCUM (Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Methodist) Bishops’ Dialoguee
"Immigration and Radical Hospitality"
Monday, October 17, 9am-5pm — Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

2011— October 4 — Prof. Dan Magiolow:
"A Slovak Anne Frank?: The Case of Kitty Weichherz"

Tuesday, October 4, 6:00pm — Rutledge Chapel, USC

2011— April 13— Ask an Atheist Panel
Sponsored by Pastafarians at the University of South Carolina.

2011— April 2 — Annual Gospel Music Workshop and A Touch of Faith Gospel Choir Reunion Concert (see details of events)

2011 — March 3 — Hasia Diner:
"Peddlers: A New World Jewish History"

Thursday, March 3, 6:30 p.m. —Preston College Seminar Room, USC





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