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New Mercer organization seeks to spark interfaith dialogue

BEARS club members participate in a weekly meeting.

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

Bears Engaged Across Religion aims to reach students with religious and nonreligious backgrounds to participate in an interfaith dialogue about faith traditions. 

The importance of a united faith community

Raymond Partolan

October 18, 2014

As I enter into the rush of midterms during my second-to-last semester of college, I can’t help but to reflect on the events that have shaped my Mercer experience. From football games to Pilgrimage to Penfield to Mercer Service Saturdays, there’s just so much to experience in our own little bubble...

Macon places of worship

Macon places of worship

Alicia Landrum

November 2, 2011

St. Paul's Episcopal Church For the last edition of The Cluster, I began a spiritual extravaganza in which I attend various religious services throughout Macon. For this edition, I first went to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at the corner of College and Forsyth. The people at St. Paul’s were...

Society has allowed human nature to take a turn for the worse; what would God say?

Vernon Scott

October 4, 2011

Due to a reading assignment, I had a chance to revisit a song that I enjoy. Though it is kind of weird for a person to be reminded of a song while reading, it is more common than you may think. When I was reading “Servant, Birthright,” a poem by Pattiann Rogers, the song “One of Us” by Joan Osborne...

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Mallory Dyal

September 21, 2011

On Sept. 15, Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, author of the best-selling books When We Talk About God Let’s Be Honest, The Courage Factor, and Centering Our Souls, spoke to students and faculty in Newton Chapel about his latest book, Is God a Christian?. Dr. Godsey served as Mercer’s 17th  president for 2...

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