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Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Helen Hills Hills Chapel

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The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life is a center of diverse cultural and religious learning and expression, spiritual development, hospitality and community engagement. We aim to increase student knowledge and engagement with intersections of religion and world affairs and to provide support and guidance to students as they wrestle with questions of meaning, faith and purpose.

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Religion and Politics: The intersections of our spiritual and moral lives

Matilda Cantwell
July 27, 2018
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King used to say he preached with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other. I understand this to mean that his words were always inextricably linked with the moral and ethical … Continue reading →

School for Social Work Chaplaincy

Rhonda Shapiro-Rieser
July 20, 2018
At the close of Spring semester, Jewish Student Advisor Rabbi Rhonda Shapiro-Rieser moves over to the Smith School for Social Work (SSW) to act as their summer chaplain.  The SSW has an intense summer residency program where students do two … Continue reading →

Poor People’s Campaign Sounds the Alarm

Kim Alston
July 10, 2018
I didn’t plan on going to a grassroots activist rally that day, June 4, 2018. But my days offer many different opportunities, so I wasn’t surprised. Traveling to Springfield with the Director of Religious & Spiritual Life and College Chaplain … Continue reading →

In Memoriam: The Inauguration of Jill Ker Conway

Emmett Wald
June 21, 2018
Jill Ker Conway, the seventh president of Smith College, died a few weeks ago on 1 June 2018. She has been fondly remembered by many others, and I will not attempt to offer an additional obituary or recollection of her … Continue reading →

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Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Helen Hills Hills Chapel
123-125 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

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