Malone theology faculty to present lecture series
College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences âï¿½ï¿½ Department of Theology: Malone University faculty will present a series of lectures on The Saint John's Bibleeach Tuesday beginning January 21 through February 11. The lectures are scheduled to take place at the museum located at 1001 Market Ave North in Canton, Ohio, from 5:30 âï¿½ï¿½ 6:30 p.m. To RSVP, please call 330-471-8382 Date: 2/11/14 Title: Imaging the Divine, Part 2: The Inaugural Vision of Ezekiel Presenter: D. Nathan Phinney, Ph.D., dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences; associate professor of biblical studies Description: The famous 'throne chariot' vision of Ezekiel 1 attempts the very difficult task of portraying the God of the Hebrew Bible. This lecture will investigate this text in its literary and Ancient Near Eastern contexts. Ezekiel illuminations from the St. John's Bible, as well as other artistic depictions of this passage will be discussed with an eye toward connecting theology and art.