Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

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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In Memory of Lee Hee-Ho

Posted 7.17.19 - On Monday, June 19, 2019 Lee Hee-ho, the former first lady of South Korea died. From 1956-58, Lee Hee-ho was a student at Scarritt College and graduated with a Masters degree in sociology in 1958. Previously she had attended Ewha Woman’s College...

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Pentecost: The Coming of the Holy Spirit

Posted 6.10.19 - Pentecost was a feast day celebrating the harvest and the giving of the Law on Mount Sinai. Jews from throughout the known world gathered in Jerusalem for this annual festival. The timing was about seven weeks after the resurrection for the disciples...

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It’s Summertime!

Posted 6.3.19 - Summertime is a good time to slow down a little, take time for yourself, work on your relationships – with self, family, friends and God. Here at Scarritt Bennett Center we have a variety of activities that can enrich your spiritual life,...

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