Public Programs

April through November 2011 - Exhibit: "Religion and Conflict"
Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg, PA

The impact of religion upon a world at war will be explored in this PHMC yearly theme display. Special exhibit labels will discuss the organization of the U.S. chaplaincy corps, religious and mystical symbology, the rationalization of warfare through religious beliefs and the impact of faith through the spirituality of individuals throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Museum admission required to view exhibit.



Trinity Center for Urban Life

November 10, 2011, 7:00 - 9:00 pm - Lecture: An Abundance of Sacred Places
Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

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While the program is free and open to the public, we ask that you confirm your attendance by telephoning PHMC's Bureau for Historic Preservation at (717) 783-9933 or by e-mailing cgarrett@pa.gov.

PROGRAM

Welcome
Jean Cutler, Director, Bureau for Historic Preservation, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Program Overview and Introductions
Randall Miller, Ph.D., Professor of History, Saint Joseph's University

An Abundance of Sacred Places
Bob Jaeger, President, Partners for Sacred Places

The Stewardship of Historic Religious Properties
Philip E. Scott, Associate Principal/Senior Architect, KSK

Discussion of Issues and Concerns with the Audience – Q & A
Presenters and Audience

Refreshments



Camp Curtin Memorial Mitchell United Methodist Church

November 17, 2011, 7:00 - 9:00 pm - Lecture: Religious Pluralism and Tolerance
Camp Curtin Memorial Mitchell United Methodist Church, 2221 N. 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA

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While the program is free and open to the public, we ask that you confirm your attendance by telephoning PHMC's Bureau for Historic Preservation at (717) 783-9933 or by e-mailing cgarrett@pa.gov.

PROGRAM

Welcome
Barbara Franco, Director, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Program Overview and Introductions
Randall Miller, Ph.D., Professor of History, Saint Joseph's University

Setting the Stage: William Penn and His Holy Experiment
John Fea, Ph.D., Professor of American History and Chair, History Department, Messiah College

Testing Penn's Vision: Denominational Diversity and Social Tension in Pennsylvania History
Dennis Downey, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director, University Honors Program, Millersville University

Does the Holy Experiment Continue?
Emma Lapsansky-Werner, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of History and Curator of the Quaker Collection at Haverford College

Discussion of Issues and Concerns with the Audience – Q & A
Presenters and Audience

Refreshments