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.
Pet Care | Real Estate | Restaurants | Tech | View All | * Add/Upgrade Business
Placer County News HeadlinesKia Sorento delivers considerable versatilityRoseville, CA- Last year's remodeling effort took the Kia Sorento to a higher level and gave it more credibility among a somewhat crowded group of midsize sport utility vehicles.
California Fire Updates (7.22.17)California Fire Updates 2017: 6,800+ firefighters Battling 8 large wildfires in California
Lake Tahoe's Most Stunning Beach is Sand Harbor State ParkIncline Village, NV - Destination: Sand Harbor State Park. Majestically set astride the California and Nevada borders, Lake Tahoe never fails to live up to its promise.
Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting August 16thSACRAMENTO, CA - Celebrating 19 years, Race for the Arts' premiere event, Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting, takes place on Saturday, August 16
Petaluma Music Festival set for August 5thPetaluma, California - This marks the tenth year for what has become one of the most highly regarded events on the West Coast summer music festival circuit
WINEderlust Renegade Wine Festival August 26thPLACERVILLE, CALIF. - El Dorado Winery Association is proud to present its first-annual celebration of renegades, rebels and rabble-rousers at the WINEderlust Renegade Wine Festival
Roseville Flash Crime Report (7.21.17)Digest summary update of Roseville police activity for the period covering July 6- 17, 2017.
John Adams Academy Expanding with Lincoln CampusLincoln, CA - Officials from John Adams Academy (JAA) charter school announced they have secured a site in Lincoln to house their public charter school program
WJU Athletics Sign Jaydon ClarkROCKLIN, Calif. - The Warriors men's basketball program led by head coach Lance Von Vogt welcome freshman Jaydon Clark to the 2017-18 recruiting class.
Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament slated for SeptemberRoseville, Calif., - The 14th annual Bill Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 29 at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville.
PlacerArts Presents the 24th Annual Auburn Art WalkAuburn, CA - The annual Auburn Art Walk presented by PlacerArts will take place on Friday, Aug. 4
Celebration for New Roseville Center for Sierra CollegeRoseville, Calif., - Sierra College invites the public to see its state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities at the new Roseville Center location in the heart of Roseville's Town Square
NEWS: In Case You Missed It