When we exam our world at work or play, we see acts that we construe to be evil. So, is evil just a part of the universe? Did God create evil? Is there another being (god) who may be as powerful as God? So, where did evil come from? More importantly, what can we do about it? The studies and theory’s about evil are as old as humankind’s ability to think rationally. Even though this six week study can barely scratch the surface, perhaps it will encourage us to take evil seriously. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Little is recorded about the schism between Peter and Paul. A little more is known about the schism between East and West in the twelfth century. And there is more to understand about the sixteen century split between Roman Catholic and those called protesters (Protestants). As we explore these crucial points, we may come to understand our differences, as well as our similarites. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Study the Assyrian Empire with emphasis on the Neo-Assyrian Period, 911 BC to 609 BC. The Neo-Assyrians destroyed the Kingdom of Israel (The Northern Kingdom successor state to David and Solomon’s Israel) of the Bible leading to the Assyrian captivity. Learn what made the Assyrian people famous; study the architecture of their palaces and temples; and discuss the elaborate structure of state bureaucracy, taxation and provincial administration, military expeditions, mass deportations, and sumptuous cult festivals. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.