Tags: Spirituality / Religion

Thursday: Mar 17

The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance

Thu. March 17, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


University Baptist Church

1223 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Va., 22903

Authors Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson will discuss their new book, The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perserverance. A panel of local community activists will also respond to the book and its relevance to local issues. Book sales and signing will follow the discussion, and refreshments will be served.

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Tags: Spirituality / Religion

Friday: Mar 18

Latino and Black Communities: Competition, Love, and Marriage

Fri. March 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


UVa Bookstore

400 Emmet Street S, Charlottesville, VA 22903

W. Bradford Wilcox, (co-author of Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos)  and Betina Wilkinson (Partners or Rivals? Power and Latino, Black and White Relations in the 21st Century) discuss love, relationships, and marriage.

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Tags: African-American, Language / Culture / Folklife, Spirituality / Religion

Becoming A Healing Presence

Fri. March 18, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


The Colonnades - Monroe Room

2600 Barracks Road Charlottesville, VA 22901

Albert Rossi, author of Becoming a Healing Presence, discusses his theme, that in order to become a healing presence for others, we must first be healed ourselves—through an active relationship with the great Healer, Christ. Dr. Rossi gently points the way toward deepening our love for God and for each other so that others may experience Christ through us.

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Tags: Health / Mind / Body, Spirituality / Religion

Saturday: Mar 19

Finding God in All the Wrong People

Sat. March 19, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


UVa Newcomb Hall - Theatre

UVa Central Grounds, 180 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber, a former stand-up comic and founder of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colo., will discuss her recently published Accidental Saints, in which she describes how she has experienced God continually showing up in the least likely of people.

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Tags: Spirituality / Religion

Sunday: Mar 20