Brueggeman Center hosting weekend conference on the psycho-social approaches to death

Participants from various disciplines and faith traditions are engaging in the dialogue | October 23, 2007

The Brueggeman Center for Dialogue is hosting “Confronting Death: Religious and Psychological Explorations” on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center. The conference focuses on religious and psycho-social approaches to death.

Participants from various disciplines and faith traditions are engaging in this critical dialogue that is exploring death from psychological, sociological and a variety of religious perspectives.

James Buchanan, director for the Brueggeman Center, is serving as the moderator. Participants include Jonathan Cohen, Judaism, Hebrew Union College; Daniel Liechty, Christianity, Illinois State; David Loy, Buddhism, Xavier University; Anas Malik, Islam, Xavier University; Merlyn Mowrey, Becker scholar, Central Michigan University; Amy Olberding, Chinese and East Asian traditions, Ohio University; Anantanand Rambachan, Hinduism, St. Olaf College; and Sheldon Solomon, Becker scholar, Skidmore College.

For more information about the conference please contact the Brueggeman Center at 513 745-3922.