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Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture: Between Magic & Monotheism: Judaism & Sorcery in the Ancient World
Dr. Justin Sledge
The Bible is unequivocal: the practice of magic is utterly forbidden. Yet, the archaeological and literary records reveal that magic, in many forms, thrived in virtually all layers of ancient monotheistic society. This lecture will discuss how ancient Judaism and Christianity hovered between a developing monotheism and other, sometimes even malevolent, supernatural forces.
Dr. Justin Sledge was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He received a MA in Mysticism andView more
1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503
Free parking is available on both the North and South entrances of the building. Overflow parking is available using Flint Central High School’s parking lot, adjacent to the South end of the FIA. Click here for directions.
The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of
The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of charge on a first come first served basis at the Visitor Service desk at the North entrance of the building. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available in the lobby, in the Art School and on the second floor.
The FIA complies with all ADA requirements and accepts service animals in the museum as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 2010. Types of Service Dogs may include, but are not limited to: Guide Dog, Mobility Aid Dog, Seizure Alert Dog, PTSD Dog, Hearing Alert Dog, Diabetes Alert Dog, Migraine Alert Dog, Narcolepsy Alert Dog, Seizure Response Dog, Psychiatric Service Dog.