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  • Jim Kenney
Understanding Russia and Russian internal politics has always been a challenge. But never more so than today, as Russia-watchers find themselves pondering Churchill's enduring  "riddle-mystery-enigma" one-liner while trying to decipher Vladimir Putin's latest improbabilities. Understanding Russia and Russian internal politics has always been a challenge. But never more so than today, as Russia-watchers find themselves pondering Churchill's enduring  "riddle-mystery-enigma" one-liner while trying to decipher Vladimir Putin's latest improbabilities.
04/27/2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, April 27
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Common Ground Crystal Lake
461 Pierson Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Jim Kenney
A brilliant biochemist, Joseph Needham was particularly drawn to Chinese science and the many areas in which its accomplishments anticipated much later Western developments. The first volume of his magnificent Science and Civilization in China was published in 1954 and eighteen volumes were released before his death in 1995. As the lecture unfolds, we’ll take up what’s known as “the Needham question” — why did the meteoric rise of modern science take place in the West, rather than in China? 
04/28/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, April 28
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Common Ground Grayslake
18630 West Old Gages Lake Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
  • Kenneth James
The concept of evolution, understood as the adaptive change of a species through time in response to environmental conditions, has been applied to many fields outside of biology where it originated.  How can the notion of "evolution" be applied to the psyche? In particular, how might the concept of psychic evolution be understood from the perspective of Carl Jung's Analytical Psychology?
05/04/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 4
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Common Ground Chicago
77 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Pauline Viviano
Paul of Tarsus was a controversial character in his own day and remains so today. He is acknowledged by some as the greatest Christian theologian, but for others he is to be condemned for distorting the gospel. We will consider whether Paul's theology continues to have meaning for us today?
05/11/2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, May 11
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Common Ground Crystal Lake
461 Pierson Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Ahmad Sadri
Being Muslim has not been easy since the events of 9/11. Indeed it has gotten increasingly difficult to live with that designation. This talk will address the ways in which Muslims can respond (and are responding) to this challenge.
05/17/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, May 17
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Common Ground Glenview
1000 Elm Street
Glenview, IL 60025
  • Pauline Viviano
Paul of Tarsus was a controversial character in his own day and remains so today. He is acknowledged by some as the greatest Christian theologian, but for others he is to be condemned for distorting the gospel. We will consider whether Paul's theology continues to have meaning for us today?
06/01/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 1
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Common Ground Chicago
77 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602
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