Blessings for everyone from Abraham: Father of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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Description

Each week we’ll read aloud and discuss passages from the story of Abraham in the Bible. We’ll discover how we may be blessed (and bless) with the creative energy that moved Abraham. Exploring Abraham’s relationship to his sons may teach us how to smile while we’re experiencing the challenges between parents and children. Looking at Abraham’s relationship to women may teach us how love can inspire creative strategies that help relationships survive and thrive. We’ll see how we, like Abraham, can transform our understanding and experience of divinity in order to better receive and bestow blessings. And we’ll dream how we, like Abraham, can look forward to dying “at a good ripe age…satisfied.”

Michael Koran has explored with his students “Religions For The World” for over 10 years at The Cambridge Center for Adult Education. He has taught over 100 different classes at adult education centers including: “Love and Friendship,” “Story Telling,” “Guidelines to Extraordinary Writing,” “Poems Inspiring Poetic Lives,” “Blessings From Abraham To All, “The Koran,” “Psychic Skills For A Psychic Life,” “Great Scenes From World Theatre” and “Defeating Self-Defeating Behavior.”  He has self-published Verse to Better: A Poem for Each Day of Our Year and has performed as a stand-up comic: “Relationships are Hard—Especially with Other People.”

At Boston University for ten years, Michael taught imprisoned men and women in a B.A. program.  He taught “Introduction to Philosophy” for 20 years at The University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He has written and performed one-person plays: Prose and Cons: Liberating Stories From Prison, and Inaudible Laughter Forever. He has hosted an award-winning television show: “Getting Out of Prison.” For over 25 years at Cambridge Community Television, he has invited viewers to discover with him, on his show called AHAH, ways to be “A Human Among Humans.”

For more information about Michael Koran’s books and teaching please visit: http://www.michaelkoran.com/

Start Date: 1/24/2023, 5 meetings
Class Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Day of Week: Tuesday
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Michael Koran
Status: Running/Openings