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Legacy of the Prophets
Feb. 11, 2013 - Feb. 25, 2013
Event Time: 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Jews, Christians and Muslims all affirm that God has spoken through prophets. While each tradition has its own convictions about when prophecy ceased (or climaxed), all three Abrahamic faiths look to the prophets as teachers and exemplars of what it means to be a community called to justice and holiness.
RABBIS, PROPHETS AND THE MAKING OF MODERN JUDAISM – Rabbi John Spitzer
What did the early Rabbis teach about the biblical prophets? How do modern Rabbis continue to live the legacy of the prophets?
THE PROPHETIC VOCATION OF THE CHURCH SINCE VATICAN II – Joe Torma, Ph.D.
How has the Catholic Church identified its mission as prophetic? How have Catholics striven to live out that vocation in today's world?
ISLAM: THE SEAL OF THE PROPHETS – Chris Seeman, Ph.D.
How do the sacred texts and traditions of Islam align themselves with the legacy of the biblical prophets? How does this inspire contemporary Muslims to work for peace and justice?
This series is part of Walsh University's Lifelong Learning Academy, which encourages and recognizes ongoing adult study by offering stimulating, high level courses and experiences to the general community. Lectures are free and open to the public. They will be held in the Barrette Business and Community Center on the Walsh University campus. For more information, contact Rabbi Spitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 330-244-4734.View All Events