(Virtual Service) Genesis in the Bible and Science

Rev. John Kartje, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Biblical Studies and Homilectics at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, will speak on the topic, Genesis in the Bible and Science.  Father John was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2002.  He has served in parish and [...]

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(Virtual Service) One Man’s Journey from Judaism to the Philosophy of Humanism

Howard Katz, Past President of the Humanist Society, will speak on the topic, One Man’s Journey from Judaism to the Philosophy of Humanism.  Mr. Katz is currently a board member of the American Humanist Association and a humanist celebrant.  He also serves as the current Board Chair for the Center for Freethought Equality.  Katz is [...]

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(Virtual Service) Empowering Clinicians to Hold Competent, Compassionate, Values-Based Conversations with Seriously Ill Patients

Kendra Mirasol, former LSUS member and current CEO of the nonprofit VitalTalk, will speak on the topic, Empowering Clinicians to Hold Competent, Compassionate, Values-Based Conversations with Seriously Ill Patients.  Kendra was formerly President and Co-Owner of IOR Global Services, a global relocation company that eased transitions for employees and their families across cultures.  Her previous [...]

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Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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(Virtual Service) Mind the Misinformation: Reasons We Fall Victim to Fake News

David Rapp, Ph.D., Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy and the Department of Psychology at Northwestern Univ. will speak on the topic, Mind the Misinformation: Reasons We Fall Victim to Fake News.  He received his MA in Psychology from New York University, a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Stony Brook University, and [...]

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Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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(Virtual Service) "Till Death Do Us Part?" Family Life and the Afterlife in Jewish and Christian Thought

Dr. David Shyovitz, an Associate Professor in Northwestern's History Dept., will speak on the topic, The History of Heaven.  Dr. Shyovitz is also Director of the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies.  His research focuses on medieval European intellectual and cultural history, with a particular emphasis on Jewish history and Jewish-Christian relations.  His [...]

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(Virtual Service) From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran

Jacqueline Saper, writer, commentator, public speaker, analyst, and translator will speak on the topic of her memoir, From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran.  Fluent in Farsi and English, she serves as a translator/interpreter for the National Immigrant Justice Center, working with supervising attorneys on behalf of immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and the [...]

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Mallinckrodt Community Center, 1041 Ridge Rd
Wilmette, Illinois 60091 United States
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(Virtual Service) Introduction to the Meditation Exercises of Cafh, a Path of Spiritual Unfolding

Robert Magrisso, M.D, will speak on the topic, Introduction to the Meditation Exercises of Cafh, a Path of Spiritual Unfolding.  Dr. Magrisso is a physician, practicing internal medicine in Winnetka for the past 30 years.  He is currently on the NorthShore medical staff and University of Chicago teaching staff.  He majored in physics as an [...]

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Mallinckrodt Community Center, 1041 Ridge Rd
Wilmette, Illinois 60091 United States
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(Virtual Service) The Dark Side of Human Nature: Being Peaceful in a Troubled World

Daniel Breyer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy at Illinois State University at Normal, will speak on the topic, The Dark Side of Human Nature: Being Peaceful in a Troubled World.  Dr. Breyer also serves as the director of the Religious Studies program. He received a BA in Classics from the University of Montana, an MA [...]

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Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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(Virtual Service) Courage and Cowardice on Camera: The Hero’s Journey in Film

Paul McComas, Media Scholar, will speak on the topic, Courage and Cowardice on Camera: The Hero's Journey in Film.  Paul is the author of five and editor of two critically acclaimed books of fiction, with a sixth—plus his first nonfiction volume: a scholarly film book for an academic press—under contract.  Paul earned an M.A. in [...]

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(Virtual Service) Roe v. Wade: Past, Present and Future

Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at The University of Chicago, will speak on the topic, Roe v. Wade: Past, Present and Future.  After serving as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Stone joined The University of Chicago Law School faculty in 1973.  He has [...]

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Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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(Virtual Service) Ethics and the Coronavirus Crisis

Kelly Michelson, M.D., Director, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, will speak on the topic, Ethics and the Coronavirus Crisis.  She is an attending physician at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in the division of pediatric critical care medicine.  Dr. Michelson’s research interests include communication, [...]

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(Virtual Service) Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World

Ami Campbell, Wilmette resident and author, will speak on the topic of the title of her 2017 book, Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World.  Ami Campbell champions generosity in her TEDx talk on radical generosity.  Her writing has appeared in Philanthropy Daily, RELEVANT magazine, The Christian Century, and the Harvard Business School [...]

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Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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Captain Kirk, the Bible, and Hell

Scott Paeth, Ph.D., Professor in Religious Studies, DePaul University, Captain Kirk, the Bible, and Hell

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