Tag Archives: religion

“Where God Was Born” by Bruce Feiler

"Where God Was Born" by Bruce Feiler

"Where God Was Born" by Bruce Feiler

Title/Author: “Where God Was Born” by Bruce Feiler

Genre: Non-fiction – religion, Middle East

Rating: 4 out of 5

WV Reader Review: Feiler does a good job with his research. His book is readable and generally easy to follow. Great read for anyone seeking the ‘birthplace’ of the God of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Dewey Talk on religion continues!

Beyond Our Differences

"Beyond Our Differences" film

Due to popular demand, Beyond Our Differences: Many Religions, One Hope will continue with a viewing of the last half of the award-winning documentary followed by discussion this Thursday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Rose Room. Join us for a fascinating evening!


Beyond Our Differences: Many Religions, One Hope
Dewey Talk
Thursday, April 22
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Rose Room at the Wilsonville Public Library

Dewey Talks about comparative religion

Beyond Our Differences

What do faith and religion mean to global leaders? How can change be effected by focusing on what different world religions have in common?

Join us for a free Dewey Talk public lecture and discussion on the award-winning documentary “Beyond Our Differences” on Wednesday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. This lecture is part of the Dewey Talks public lecture series sponsored by the Wilsonville Public Library.

Want to know more? Contact John Smith at 503-570-1594.

“Beyond Our Differences: Many Religions, One Hope”
Dewey Talks lecture series
Wednesday, April 14
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Oak Room

“Religion in America after the Civil War” class starts Monday, 9/28

It’s not too late to sign up!

Join us for an exploration of the variety of religious experience in the United States after 1865. This class is a sequel to the popular “Religion in America before the Civil War” class held in March, but no prior knowledge is necessary.

Register for the class by calling the Library at 503-682-2744, or stop by the Circulation Desk on your next visit. Hallelujah!


Religion in America After the Civil War
Instructor Dusty Hoesly

This class covers religion in American culture from after the Civil War to today’s culture wars. Topics include the Social Gospel movement, the rise of fundamentalism and anti-Darwinism, the civil rights movement, the rise of the Catholic church, new American religions (e.g. Pentecostalism), Asian immigrant religions (Buddhism, Islam), liberation theologies, New Age spirituality, and the modern culture wars.

Ages: High School to Adult
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Location: Oak Room at the Wilsonville Library.
Dates: Mondays, September 28 through November 16 (8 classes)
Fee: $30 for entire program, includes textbook

Sign up for this class by visiting the library, or calling the library at 503-682-2744.