Is Religion Really Evil? A Humanist Chaplain Reflects on Interfaith Work

Humanist Chaplain Ben Iten

11 a.m., October 16, 2022

Many humanists recognize the societal ills for which religion is often responsible. But is this all there is to religion? Humanist Chaplain Ben Iten will reflect on his work and what he’s learned working with people from a variety of religious backgrounds.

Ben is an endorsed Humanist Chaplain with the American Humanist Association. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies from The Ohio State University and his Masters of Divinity from the Methodist School of Ohio. Ben completed his CPE internship and residency with OhioHealth including a second-year residency in Palliative Care. He currently functions as a staff chaplain for OhioHealth as well as Certified Educator Candidate.

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