Gather with Father Tom Doyle for a presentation on The Spiritual Impact of Sexual Abuse in Religious Contexts. Father Doyle is a world-renowned Catholic leader, priest, canon lawyer, addictions therapist and long-time supporter of justice and compassion for clergy sex abuse victims.
Sexual violence creates a brokenness for the individual and the system or community. How can we understand, support and move towards healing without contributing to the brokenness? This University Chapel is sponsored by the EMU Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention.
A “learning luncheon” with Rev. Steven D. Martin on interfaith engagement in the U.S. Rev. Steven D. Martin is the Director of Communications and Development for the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. He has served United Methodist Churches as pastor for twenty years and is a graduate of Candler School… Read more »
Rev. Steven D. Martin is a filmmaker, photographer, interfaith engagement practitioner, ordained Methodist pastor, and Director of Communications and Development for the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC.) He has served United Methodist Churches as pastor for twenty years. His 2005 film for PBS, Theologians Under Hitler was critically acclaimed… Read more »
The Sexuality Series continues with Dr. Ken L. Nafziger addressing Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn. As a psychologist who both practiced and trained doctoral students, Dr. Nafziger addresses questions about porn such as – Is it a form of safe sex? How does porn affect the brain, erectile dysfunction and real sex?… Read more »
Scott Strednak Singer, doctoral student at Temple University, shares a presentation entitled:“Embodiment, Ethics and Christian Athletics” Scott is a PhD candidate in religious studies at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. His doctoral research focuses on American evangelicalism and athletics in the late 20th century, highlighting the way evangelical communities use athletic performances as a… Read more »
EMU Safe Space storytellers Matt Naugle and Dallas Hetrick reflect on their personal experiences of wrestling with God, faith and the Church. Poetry from Becoming Hallowed by Haley Brooks, Goshen College student, is also read.