Upcoming Philosophy and Religion Seminars

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Starting September 17, 2015
Thursdays, September 17 - November 12
This class is full and online registration is closed. Call (312) 255-3700 to be placed on the waiting list.
Led by Robert Sprott
Seminar Description The age of Geoffrey Chaucer saw the appearance of many supremely gifted thinkers and writers on the mystical life. We will read two of the best of them: the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, a Carthusian monk...
Starting October 1, 2015
Thursdays, October 1 - November 19
Led by Eugene Newman
Seminar Description The Holocaust, referred to by theologian Emil Fackenheim as an “epoch-making event,” was the culmination of the centuries-long history of antisemitism that lies near the heart of Western civilization. This seminar will draw upon...