Historical past continues to put in writing itself as three historians are set to make their debut within the Barbados Museum and Historic Society (BMHS)/College of the West Indies (UWI) Lecture Collection, which is scheduled to kick off on Could 12. Rev. Jewell Callender, Achirri Adams and Dr. Janak Sodha can be becoming a member of collection stalwarts resembling Dr. Karl Watson and Dr. Deryck Murray for the 2021 collection, which can be being delivered nearly for the primary time ever.
Operating for seven consecutive weeks, the collection titled ‘Preventing for Souls: Spirituality and Faith in Barbados’, was famous to aptly seize the panorama of Barbados from the seventeenth century as much as the current by Chair of the Barbados Museum and Historic Society Publications and Public Programming Committee, Dr. Henderson Carter, in the course of the official launch of the collection yesterday. Calling the line-up of audio system the right mixture of youth and expertise, Dr. Carter revealed that the annual collection would give all an perception into the over 100 spiritual teams established and practising in Barbados.
Slated for Wednesday evenings up till June 23, the lectures can be obtainable for public consumption by way of Zoom and Fb Dwell at 5:00 p.m. every day by means of the museum’s web page. With the collection pressured to the web platform for the primary time ever, the collection is predicted to learn as a a lot bigger viewers is predicted to patronise.
Happening to induce Barbadians from all walks of life to tune in, Dr. Carter acknowledged that there was a lot to be gained from studying the historical past of their faith and that of others. “Many people satisfaction ourselves as individuals of religion, people who find themselves aligned to a specific denomination, however it is usually helpful to step again and study that historical past and uncover new issues. And having found new issues, we are able to now set a path for growth in our faith-based organisations, in our denominations. This isn’t a lecture collection that solely appears on the historic facets, however we invite you to see how that historical past and knowledge can form us going ahead into the longer term,” he mentioned.
Throughout his deal with, President of the Barbados Museum and Historic Society, Sir Trevor Carmichael, defined that the annual collection has at all times performed an vital function within the museum’s operate of training and outreach. With this yr’s collection being no completely different, he highlighted the subject’s relevance to historic, socio-economic and cultural growth. “For me, and I’m certain for a lot of, the lecture collection will stimulate private curiosity in how the varied facets of faith and spirituality can and do operate as instruments within the development of varied proponents in life. For it’s tough to present cautious research to the event of particular person religions with out contemplating the associated spiritual expertise,” he mentioned.
Barbados Museum and Historic Society/College of the West Indies 2021 Lecture Collection
• Preventing for Floor: Tensions between Anglicanism and Catholicism in Early Barbados – Rev. Jewell Callender – Could 12, 2021
• Judaism in Barbados from the seventeenth Century – Dr. Karl Watson – Could 19, 2021
• Emancipatory Religions: Quakers, Methodism and Moravians in Pre-Emancipation Barbados – Achirri Adams – Could 26, 2021
• The Entry of North American Church buildings – Prof. Pedro Welch – June 2, 2021
• African Spirituality and Faith within the Caribbean from Slavery-Current – Dr. Deryck Murray – June 9, 2021
• Islam in Barbados – Sabir Nakhuda – June 16, 2021
• Hinduism in Barbados – Dr. Janak Sodha – June 13, 2021