‘How Jesus Became God’ author in Fresno
Bart Ehrman, a James A. Gray distinguished professor in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of five New York Times best-sellers including “How Jesus Became God,” will talk Thursday, Feb. 18, at Fresno City College, 1101 E. University Ave.
The first talk, a historical look at how Jesus became an important influence in the world, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in the OAB Auditorium. Later, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Forum Hall 101, there will be a critical look at Ehrman’s work on early Christianity. Audience participation is encouraged.
Sikh Coalition announces ‘Report Hate’ tool
The Sikh Coalition has a new online tool, “Report Hate,” for Sikh people to report incidents of harassment, discrimination and hate violence, even if they are not legally actionable or a crime. Incidents can be reported at reporthate.org.
“Data helps drive change,” says Arjun Singh, the Sikh Coalition’s Law and Policy director, “and victims of bigotry and hate violence should document and report their mistreatment through this new tool.”
Comedian at Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno fundraiser
The Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, 2111 E. Nees Ave., will hold its semi-annual fundraising dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, featuring comedy by special guest Baba Ali. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students.
Saturday, Feb. 6
Letting Go of Anger one-day course
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 4985 Bullion St., Mariposa. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Taizé Prayer Weekend
Sunday, Feb. 7
Sunday service with speaker Dr. Larry Smith
Super Bowl Sunday party
Monday, Feb. 8
Tuesday, Feb. 9
Men’s Fellowship Dinner with speaker Ellen Sarkisian Chesnut
Wednesday, Feb. 10
Grief Education and Support Group, 12-week class
Griefshare: Care Connections
Friday, Feb. 19
Wilbur Daniels and the Chordsmen
The Faith & Values report is compiled by Bee staff. To submit an item for consideration, email email@example.com. Mark your item “Faith & Values.”