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  • Jim Kenney
What drives the toxic ideology of Stephen K. Bannon, Donald Trump’s principal strategic advisor? It may well be The Fourth Turning. Bannon is known to be an adherent of the “generational” theory advanced by authors William Strauss and Neil Howe. Their core concept is that American history moves from crisis, through stages of awakening, to crisis.
04/25/2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Tuesdays, April 25-May 9 (3 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Jim Kenney
He knew them all, intimately. He engaged with each and critiqued every one. He was Huston Smith, the premier student and scholar of the world’s religions.
04/26/2017
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 26 (1 week)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • 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
Satellite
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
Satellite
Common Ground Grayslake
18630 West Old Gages Lake Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
  • Jim Kenney
What drives the toxic ideology of Stephen K. Bannon, Donald Trump’s principal strategic advisor? It may well be The Fourth Turning. Bannon is known to be an adherent of the “generational” theory advanced by authors William Strauss and Neil Howe. Their core concept is that American history moves from crisis, through stages of awakening, to crisis.
05/02/2017
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays, April 25-May 9 (3 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Jerrol Leitner
Who wrote the gospels, and when? Why are there four gospels? Why are Mark, Matthew, and Luke similar but John so different? Why do the gospels often contradict each other? We’ll discuss these and other intriguing questions as we examine four of the world’s most influential writings.
05/03/2017
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesdays, May 3-10 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
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