Chapel Addresses and Sermons

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This collection includes reflections, addresses, and sermons delivered at Kalamazoo College's Friday Chapel.


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    It CAN Happen Here: Intimate Partner Violence
    (2010-10-08) Griffin, Gail B., 1950-
    On October 18, 1999, Kalamazoo College student Maggie Wardle was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, Kalamazoo College student Neenef Odah, who then killed himself. This chapel reflection centers on intimate partner violence within the context of Maggie's murder. Griffin spent four years researching and writing on this topic for her book "The Events of October: Murder-suicide on a Small Campus," published by Wayne State University Press (September 2010).
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    What If There Were No Self?
    (1989-02-03) Start, Lester J., 1919-2001
    Text of Friday chapel address given at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan on February 3, 1989.
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    Jacob's Ladder
    (1977-09-30) Start, Lester J., 1919-2001
    Text of Friday chapel address given at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 30, 1977.
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    Friday by Friday: A Compendium of Friday Chapel Sermons Given in Stetson Chapel at Kalamazoo College
    (Kalamazoo College, 1982) Dewey, Robert D., 1923-2009; Ambrose, W. Haydn, 1922-2014; Fink, John B., 1945-; Presler, Franklin A., 1943-; Maupin, Cynthia A. (Cindi); Middleton, Robert G.; Smith, Kathleen White, 1945-2023; Schmeichel, Waldemar, 1938-2022; Scott, Mackenzie; Spencer, John B., 1919-1987; Start, Lester J., 1919-2001; Thompson, John Mark (J. Mark), 1929-; Reish, Kathleen White, 1945- (see Smith, Kathleen White, 1945- )
    A collection of Friday Chapel sermons given at Kalamazoo College from 1978 into the early 1980s. A publication date is not specified. Table of Contents: Forward by Robert D. Dewey; "The Mystery and Ministry of Symbols" by W. Haydn Ambrose; "A Meditation on Agape" by Robert D. Dewey; "Pain and the New Being" by John Fink; "The Strength of Thinking" by Franklin A. Presler; "Another Idealistic Sermon" by Cindi Maupin; "Easy Rider" by Robert G. Middleton; "On Community" by Kathleen Reish; "Forgiveness as an Order of Existence" by Waldemar Schmeichel; "Passion" by Mackenzie Scott; "Uniforms" by John Spencer; "Objectivity and Commitment" by Lester Start; "Unless One is Born Anew" by Mark Thompson.
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