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  • Ahmad Sadri
Most Americans and Europeans have a limited and often distorted understanding of Islam, which often leads to fear and prejudice. We will explore the tenuous relationship of this image with reality and its dangers for American foreign policy.
11/01/2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, November 1
Satellite
Common Ground Chicago
77 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Jim Kenney
What's happening as the United States girds for the 2018 midterm elections? Is Donald Trump's base steady and will it be enough to make his electoral blessing an advantage for GOP candidates? Or has Trump's idiosyncratic presidency cost the Republican Party too much? We'll take up these questions and more as we survey a wide range of likelihoods and possibilities in the final days of a fraught election year.
11/06/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays, October 30-November 6 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Kenneth James
In this class, the Jungian perspective will be brought to bear on the problem of racism and nationalism. The roots of the issue will be considered using the psychological dynamics outlined by Jung and amplified by post-Jungian thinkers.
11/07/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesdays, October 31-November 7 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Jerrol Leitner
On October 31, 1517, legend says, Martin Luther marched to the Wittenberg church and nailed 95 theses to its door. With this list of criticisms, Luther lit the fuse that became the Protestant Reformation. In this series we examine Luther the man, his message, and his lasting influence.
11/12/2018
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, November 12
Satellite
Common Ground Crystal Lake
461 Pierson Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Jim Kenney
Why is it that twice in the last five presidential elections, the winner of the popular vote has gone down to defeat in the electoral tally? What's wrong here? Has a system designed to accommodate 18th-century geographic and political realities outlived its usefulness? We'll explore the current conundrum and a number of intriguing alternatives, including a radical new idea called "the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact."
11/13/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays, November 13-20 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Jim Kenney
Continuing a tradition that he and Ron Miller began some 18 years ago, Jim will offer his assessment of the big (as well as some of the smaller and quirkier) events in the world's religions over the past 12 months. There's lots of good news and some very bad. But there's no shortage of fascinating stories.
11/14/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 14 (1 week)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
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