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Annual conference at William Jessup March 22



ROCKLIN, Calif., - William Jessup University's Friends and Neighbors Inspired will host their annual spring conference on Thursday, March 22 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
 
The conference will explore ancient connections between the three great Abrahamic faiths including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and why these connections remain important today. Scriptural influences, foundational Jewish ideas, and the central role of God's Law for both Jews and Muslims will also be discussed.
 
Conference presenters are William Jessup University professor, Dr. Merilyn Copland and Tom Carroll, former officer in the Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
 
Dr. Copland's expertise includes the Bible and its historical and cultural context as well as history of the modern Middle East. She studied and excavated for over a decade in Israel and continues to teach in Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Greece in the summers.
 
Carroll spent years under cover in the Middle East and is a specialist in Islam and Middle Eastern affairs, with expertise in espionage, counter intelligence and counter terrorism. Carroll is a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute at William Jessup University.
 
Carroll is a widely published writer having contributed to articles run in The Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Houston Chronicle, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, National Review Online, Human Events, Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, FrontPage Magazine, and others.
 
Lunch will be served, cost is $15. For more information visit: www.jessup.edu/inspired or call 916-577-1800.





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