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Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture: Between Magic & Monotheism: Judaism & Sorcery in the Ancient World

Presented by Flint Institute of Arts at Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI

Apr 27 2016
Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture: Between Magic & Monotheism:  Judaism & Sorcery in the Ancient World

Guest Lecturer
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 and

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