Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

Our Vote Matters

Posted 8.22.19 - “OUR VOTE MATTERS” FORUM & DEBATE AT SCARRITT BENNETT On Thursday, August 29th the “Our Vote Matters” Forum and Debate will be held in the Great Hall of the Laskey Building on the historic campus of the Scarritt Bennett Center, located at 1027...

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When God Restored Out Common Life

Posted 8.19.19 - When God restored our common life, our hope, our liberty, at first it seemed a passing dream, a waking fantasy. A shock of joy swept over us, for we had wept so long; the seeds we watered once with tears sprang up...

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The Scarritt Tradition Continues

Posted 8.12.19 - Over the past month many events have illustrated the continuing impact of our tiny, unique former college on the quality of life in Nashville and the world. Though Scarritt closed as a degree granting institution in the ‘80’s, its voice resounds powerfully...

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Washington National Cathedral Statement

Posted 8.4.19 - It’s not often that an official statement from the Washington National Cathedral – the most famous icon of The Episcopal Church and site of many state funerals and inaugural prayer services – contains words like “savage,” “dangerous,” “violent” and “dehumanizing.”...

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Courageous Women

Posted 7.22.19 - "The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah, ‘When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women, and see them on the birthstool, if it is a boy, kill him, but...

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Time

Posted 6.24.19 - I am your mother, do not neglect me! Children protect me – I need your trust;my breath is your breath, my death is your death,ashes to ashes, dust into dust...

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Earth Prayer

Posted 6.24.19 - I am your mother, do not neglect me! Children protect me – I need your trust;my breath is your breath, my death is your death,ashes to ashes, dust into dust...

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