The Protestant Community (PC) at Ithaca College’s new identity as the Lighthouse Christian Fellowship (LCF) is more than just a name change.
On this episode, Sobeida speaks with Hierald Osorto, the Ithaca College Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and an Ithaca College junior, Luis Valderrama.
Religion often serves as something people can turn to when they need support, and the Protestant Community has failed to create that atmosphere among all of its members.
The Existentialist Coffee House plans on discussing different philosophies and including a range of topics from religion to human consciousness.
The point that I want to make is this: no matter what your spiritual beliefs are, there will be people who put you into certain groupings. This is a result of the extremists in religion who have created an image that is unfairly placed on all who have the same or similar beliefs. Our country prides itself on welcoming diversity, yet religion causes so much conflict and so many hard feelings.
Rebecca Lesses, Jewish studies professor at Ithaca College, will be going to Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany this coming year to continue her research on Jewish magic through a fellowship she received from the Ministry of Education and Research of the Federal Republic of Germany.