CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – Religious Awe and Critical Thought: New Directions

Program for May 5, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

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Don Bell,  retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar

 

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Libertarian Bastardy in ‘Brownbackistan’: The Rise of the New Confederacy from Fred C. Koch to the Tea Party

Program for April 28, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301DSC00130

Michael Caddell, (pronounced Kay Dell), Publisher Fightin’ Cock Flyer, political polemicist, humorist, producer and host of Radio Free Kansas station on the net.

Click here to view the power point used by Michael Libertarian Bastardy April 2013 pp 97

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ONLY CONNECT: Kansas City Gives it up for Google

Program for April 21, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

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Whitney Terrell, New Letters Writer-in-Residence, UMKC; author of The King of Kings County; Shannon Jackson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, UMKC

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The Nature of Human Nature Part 1: Motoring Along on Automatic Pilot

Program for April 14, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

William Sturgill, Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Professor of Psychology at Rockhurst DSC00040

As John Dewey queried, “What function does consciousness serve?”
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Critical Religious Studies – “Religious Awe and Critical Thought: An Introduction”

Program for April 7, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,IMG_1394

Dr. Anton K. Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ Clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind (Lexington Books, 2010)

Click on the Essays tab above to read Anton Jacobs’ presentation,  Religious Awe and Critical Thought. 

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Our Culture’s Addiction to Energy and Our Alienation from Nature: Group discussion – all are welcome too join in

Program for March 31, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

Ben Kjelshus,  Founder of KC Food Circle and longtime green activist; Luis Flores, Longview College Instructor of Psychology and Philosophy

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This Brave New ePublishing World

This Program is cancelled due to the weather.  It will be rescheduled.

Program for March 24, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

Attwood,  Kansas City fiction author

Randy Attwood relates his experiences and views on digital publishing ebooks and print-on-demand books.

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The Triumph of Continental Drift Theory: Dramatic Evidence that Ended Decades of Controversy in Geology

Program for March 17, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

Henry (Hank) Frankel, Professor of Philosophy, UMKCDSC00016 (1)

Through the confirmation of the Vine-Matthews hypothesis and Wilson’s idea of transform faults the drifters minority hypothesis became the consensus.

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Dying in America: Why We Make Poor End-of-Life Decisions

Program for March 10, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

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Kim Login,  M.A., Hospice Director

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Integration: Progress or Regress?

Program for March 3, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 
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Richard Mabion, community and environmental activist and Sierra Club Board member

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