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  1. Dante's Inferno: The Illustrations of Amos Nattini

    Aug. 30, 2014   Aug. 31, 2014  
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    Organized by the Canton Museum of Art, this new exhibition will be displayed for the first… View more

  2. Breaking Open the Scripture: The Old Testament

    Sep. 2, 2014   Sep. 9, 2014  
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    In the first half of an eight-part series, Dr. Chris Seeman will explore four themes that… View more

  3. Variations on Dante's Inferno

    Sep. 3, 2014   Sep. 10, 2014  
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    This series is collaboration among the Walsh University Theology Division, The… View more

  4. Boot Scootin' Barbecue

    Sep. 12, 2014

    Presented by the Walsh University Women's Committee.  This evening of Western-themed… View more

  5. Evening with the Accountants

    Sep. 18, 2014

    Presented by the Walsh University Career Center. Location: Barrette Business and… View more

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BYOB: Midrash and the Text

Date(s): Mar. 13, 2014 - Apr. 3, 2014
Event Time: 7 PM - 8:30 PM

How do the Rabbis study text? In peeling away the layers of meaning the interpretative study known as Midrash keeps the text alive in every age. Rabbi Spitzer will encourage this kind of encounter with several major Hebrew Bible themes. Bring your own Bible to each session.

Four lectures, Thursday evenings, beginning March 13.

March 13, 2014 BBCC-A – "What is Midrash"

  • How we study text: What is Midrash?
  • Genesis 22:1-19

March 20, 2014 BBCC-A –"Creation and Destruction"

  • Genesis 1:1 - 2:24 (Two Creation Stories)
  • Genesis 2:25 – 3:24 (Gan Eden)
  • Genesis 6:1- 8:22 (Noah)

March 27, 2014 BBCC-A – "Redemption and Exile"

  • Exodus 1:1 – 12:51 (Enslavement to Redemption)

April 3, 2014 BBCC-C – "Revelation"

  • Genesis 28:10 – 22; 32:23 – 33 (Two dreams)
  • Exodus 20 (The Ten Words)
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