Exploring World Religions with Professor Brian Smith
June 2-27, 2014
Interested in learning more about world religions and how they relate to current events?
Take advantage of a unique opportunity this summer to join Professor of Religion Brian Smith and fellow Ripon College alumni for a special four-week online lecture series on World Religions, June 2-June 27, 2014.
This unique lifelong learning opportunity is offered to alumni of Ripon College for $49, now through January 15, 2014. After January 15th, participants may register for $60. Registration is complimentary with membership in the College’s Partners in the Legacy and 1851 Club giving circles. To confirm your membership in either of these clubs, contact the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at email@example.com or call (920) 748-8126.
The lecture series will cover the religions of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, and the Eastern religions of Hinduism and Buddhism. Each week will cover a separate religion. As a participant, you may access readings and video lectures at your own pace, and then tune in live each week to debate the issues with fellow classmates.
This predominately online series culminates in a face-to-face session held during Alumni Weekend on Friday, June 27, 2014, and provides an opportunity to interact with Professor Smith and classmates.
- Week One: Eastern Religions of Hinduism and Buddhism (June 2nd – June 6th)
- Week Two: Judaism (June 9th – 13th)
- Week Three: Christianity (June 16th – 20th)
- Week Four: Islam (June 23rd – 26th)
- Final wrap-up during Alumni Weekend (Friday, June 27th)