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

    Sep. 19, 2014   Sep. 20, 2014  
    There are additional future dates for this event.

    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. 23, 2014   Sep. 30, 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. 24, 2014   Oct. 1, 2014  
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    This series is collaboration among the Walsh University Theology Division, The… View more

  4. First Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogue Featuring Keynote Speaker Ambassador Tony Hall

    Sep. 26, 2014   Sep. 27, 2014  

    One in six households in Ohio face food insecurity, the 10th worst state in the United… View more

  5. Alumni Trip to Italy Information Night

    Oct. 7, 2014

    Walsh University will host a special Information Night,  Tuesday, October 7, at 7… View more

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Legacy of the Prophets

Date(s): 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.

February 11
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?

February 18
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?

February 25
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 jspitzer@walsh.edu or by calling 330-244-4734.

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