Event Title

Panel: Faith and the Sacred

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

17-3-1999 12:00 PM

End Date

17-3-1999 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 17, 1999 as part of the 30th annual UND Writers Conference: “Expressing the Sacred” features Joseph Bruchac, Mark Doty, Robert Clark, and Terry Tempest Williams forming the panel “Faith and the Sacred.” The panelists discuss their notions of faith, the role of history and science on the common perception of faith, writing as an act of faith, the relationship between faith and religion, environmentalism and the role of religion on environmental damage, the documentation and exploitation of indigenous sacred traditions for the purposes of knowledge, the responsibility of writers to foster positive growth. Bruchac also plays part of an Abenaki medicine song.

Moderator: Rebecca Moore.

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Mar 17th, 12:00 PM Mar 17th, 1:00 PM

Panel: Faith and the Sacred

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 17, 1999 as part of the 30th annual UND Writers Conference: “Expressing the Sacred” features Joseph Bruchac, Mark Doty, Robert Clark, and Terry Tempest Williams forming the panel “Faith and the Sacred.” The panelists discuss their notions of faith, the role of history and science on the common perception of faith, writing as an act of faith, the relationship between faith and religion, environmentalism and the role of religion on environmental damage, the documentation and exploitation of indigenous sacred traditions for the purposes of knowledge, the responsibility of writers to foster positive growth. Bruchac also plays part of an Abenaki medicine song.

Moderator: Rebecca Moore.