The School of Religion as well as its Humanities Program and centers host a variety of events that include featured speakers, panels and lectures. Find below videos of recent events and use the links to the right to view past events.
Ancient Faiths in a New Land
Sabbath, December 1, 2018
The program featured perspectives shared by Maneck Bhujwala, MA, a Zoroastrian priest and interfaith community leader; Janice De-Whyte, PhD, assistant professor of religion at Loma Linda University and a scholar of Ashanti Adventism; Nitin Shah, MD, professor of anesthesiology and critical care at Loma Linda University Health and former president of the Jain Center of Southern California; and Harpreet Singh, a Sikh community leader. Presented by the Center for Understanding World Religions.
Sabbath Showdown on the Supreme Court?
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Eric Tung, Esq., former Clerk to Justices Antonin Scalia and Neil Gorsuch of the Supreme Court of the United States, discussed Walgreens' firing of Adventist pharmacy trainer for refusing to work on Sabbath. Presented by the Humanities Program.
How to Succeed in Hollywood (Without Losing your Soul)
Sabbath, January 13, 2018
Ted Baehr, PhD–movie critic, media pundit, and founder of Movieguide–spoke on maneuvering through Hollywood’s entertainment business, and on Christian criteria for a good movie. Can violence and sex exist in a Christian movie? Is the criteria the same for adults and children? Baehr offered insight on maneuvering through Hollywood’s entertainment business as a Christian with a clear mission to redeem values from the mass media and to educate audiences on using proper discernment in selecting entertainment. Presented by the Humanities Program.