Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
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Adventures in Learning - Save the Date!
April 11 - May 23, 2022
- Every Monday for 6 weeks (except April 18th)
-Location: St. John's Baptist Church (Broach Hall) - 300 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204.
The War of the Roses: a civil war between two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty of England - a war between cousins for the control of the English throne that lasted for over thirty years, in the 15th century and resulted, unexpectant, in the establishment of the Tudor regime. Instructor: Luther Wade, Ph.D.
Gentle chair yoga: Where you connect movement with breath, ideal for differently abled. Where added flexibility and increased mobility is encouraged along with mindfulness and breathing. "If you are breathing you are doing yoga" Instructor" Jack Hunter
The Development of Human Consciousness, II The Axial Age: The term refers to pivotal time in human history, from 990-200 BCE, which saw the emergence of the major intellectual, philosophical and religious ideologies. These would come to profoundly shape subsequent psycho-social traditions in human evolution. Across four distinct regions of Eurasia this era saw the beginnings of the major religions and philosophical movements of human history. Yet all developed near simultaneously, in a historical blink of an eye, with no evidence of cultural contact. Instructor: W.S. Logan. M.D.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg History Continues from 1940-Present: Hear about Charlotte-Mecklenburg History in 1940, prior to WWII, and watch it grow and develop through the eyes of the mayors from Ben Douglas to Dan Clodfelter. This will be a fun course for all: those who have been raised here to newcomers! Instructor: Jim Sasser, Ph.D.
Major American Short Story Writers of the 20th-21st Centuries: A six-week cruise through six of the most important American short story writers of the last and this centuries with discussions of an example of each week's chosen writer's work. Participants will be supplied with a copy of the following week's story so that they can read, think about, and be prepared to discuss each author's individual style and approach to this short form of literature. Instructor: Roy Colquitt, Ph.D.
Pencil Drawing: The Basics and One Step Beyond - Learning the fundamentals of good sketching, including shading, shadows, perspectives, etc. This is a good class for beginners and intermediate levels. No talent required. Bring your sketch pad, a regular pencil and a kneaded eraser: Instructor: Richard Solar
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