CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY MICHAEL G. LAWLER LECTURE IN THEOLOGY – John O’Keefe, Creighton University Professor of Theology, and holder of the A. F. Jacobson Chair in Communications at Creighton “The New Cosmology and Catholic Theology”
CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Thomas Cahill, author of “How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe”, “Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels”, and “A Saint on Death Row: The Story of Dominique Green” “Courage and Kindness on Death Row”
Concert series presents Thursday shows through August.
Omaha, Nebraska – The inaugural season of Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing is underway. The concert series which has presented a stellar lineup of musicians for Omaha summer audiences has now been reborn at a new venue, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 31st and Dodge Streets.
The first concert in the new series & new location took place Thursday, July 8th with the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band and an evening of soulful latin jazz.
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY WOMEN AND RELIGION LECTURE – Sarah McFarland Taylor, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Northwestern University “Green Sisters: Women Religious, Earth Justice, and Spiritual Ecology”
FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: The End of Poverty? Guests: A’Jamal Byndon, Director of Omaha Table Talk, and adjunct faculty member in the Department of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Chris Heuertz, International Executive Director of Word Made Flesh, and author of “Friendship on the Margins: Discovering Mutuality in Service and Mission”; and Annemarie Bailey Fowler, former Opportunity At Work and Research Coordinator at Voices for Children in Nebraska. Moderator: Dwight Ford, Executive Director of Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership