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Wayne Community College

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Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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September 2019

More Than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism Sunday, September 15, 4:00 pm Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Since 2011, Professor Jodi Magness has been directing excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee.The excavations have revealed the remains of a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue building paved with stunning mosaics, including the first non-biblical story ever discovered decorating an ancient synagogue. In this slide-illustrated lecture, Professor Magness describes these…

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November 2019

The 2019 William S. Brettmann Lecture: The Christian Right and the Culture Wars

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College Molly Worthen, Associate Professor of History Tuesday, November 19, 5:30 pm at Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Pundits and scholars often describe the Christian Right as a recent and entirely political phenomenon, a narrative of prejudice and polarization that has little to do with theology or the history of ideas. However, the culture wars have a backstory. The Christian Right is the product of a long civil war within evangelical ranks, a battle over intellectual…

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