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  1. Transfer Student Orientation

    Jan. 8, 2015

    Transfer student orientation will take place in the Game Room of the Campus David… View more

  2. MLK Day of Service

    Jan. 19, 2015

    Student volunteers serve at community partner agencies around the community commemorating… View more

  3. Band and Choir Audition

    Jan. 24, 2015

    Walsh University Band and Choir Scholarship Auditions will be held 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the… View more

  4. Karen Laub-Novak: A Catholic Artist in the Age of Vatican II

    Jan. 26, 2015   Jan. 27, 2015  
    There are additional future dates for this event.

    Held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Philosophy/Theology Symposium This solo… View more

  5. Band and Choir Audition

    Feb. 28, 2015

    Walsh University Band and Choir Scholarship Auditions will be held 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the… View more

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Our Father Abraham

Date(s): Jan. 8, 2013 - Jan. 22, 2013
Event Time: 6 PM - 7 PM

In addition to sharing core beliefs and values, Jews, Christians and Muslims find kinship in the figure of Abraham. Whether upheld as a model of faith, righteousness, or reverence, Abraham embodies what his progeny are called to be towards one another.

Using the Bible and the Qur'an, as well as post-biblical Jewish traditions, this series explores how each of the Abrahamic faiths presents its spiritual ancestor. Special attention will be given to how ideas about Abraham developed in one tradition impact the others, and how these connections can help overcome interreligious misunderstanding and misrepresentation.

  • January 8 - Abraham the Christian
  • January 15 - Abraham the Jew
  • January 22 - Abraham the Muslim

Lectures are free and open to the public. They will be held in the Barrette Business and Community Center on the Walsh University Campus. 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.

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