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Children of Abraham Exhibit, Lectures, and Film Discussions

2009-01-30 15:50:32

Exhibit
"The Children of Abraham," an Ohio Humanities Council Exhibit is on display in the Library through February 13, 2009. The colorful and dramatic 14 - panel exhibit includes "When & Were did the Abrahamic Religions Originate?," "How & By Whom did the Abrahamic Religions Originate?," "The Holy Texts of Judaism," "The Holy Texts of Christianity" and "The Holy Texts of Islam." The panels also include information about the core and common beliefs of these 3 religions. The exhibit is free and open to the general public and is open during regular
Library hours
. Located on the northeast side of the first floor of the Library.

Lectures
Dr. Cynthia A. Crane
"Divided Lives: The Untold Story of Jewish-Christian Women in Nazi Germany"
Monday, February 2
Reception and Book-signing, 5:30 pm
Lecture, 6:00 pm
University Library, First Floor East

Dr. Regennia N. Williams
"Exodus: 'Slavery,' 'Freedom,' and the 'Promised Land' in the Language of African American Spirituals"
Wednesday, February 4, 9:45 am
University Library, First Floor East

Dr. Stephen Cory
"Muslim Relations with Christians and Jews"
Wednesday, February 11, 1:30 pm
University Library, First Floor East

OhioLINK Film Discussions
Fridays, 9:45 a.m.
University Library, RT 325
*Reservations requested
Call 216-523-7182

"The Qur'an, the Bible, and the Torah," January 23
"Judaism," January 30
"Christianity," February 6
"The Role of the Prophet Muhammad," February 13

Another film will be the subject of an afternoon discussion:
"Memphis Dreams: Searching for the Promised Land"
Friday, February 6, 1:30 p.m., RT 325

The above film discussions are scheduled in conjunction with Dr. Regennia N. Williams' "African American History through Sacred Music" and "African American History Since 1877" classes.


Films can also be viewed online via the OhioLINK Digital Media Center (authentication required).

For more information about the exhibit, programs, or films contact Dr. Regennia Williams, History, at 216-523-7182

Posted 2009-01-30 15:50:32 by Barbara_Loomis.

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