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Oklahoma faith briefs for Feb. 15, 2020

OCU will host lectures

Michael Carasik will speak at the Neustadt Lectures set for Thursday at Oklahoma City University, 2501 N Blackwelder, and Temple B'nai Israel.

The series will consist of three lectures: “Genesis 37:15 and the Commentators’ Conversation” at 1 p.m. in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel on the OCU campus; “Psalm 114 and Biblical poetry” from 2:30-3:45 p.m. in the chapel's lower level; and “The Commentators’ Bible” at 7 p.m. at Temple B’Nai Israel, 4901 N Pennsylvania Ave.

Carasik has a doctorate in Bible and the ancient near East from Brandeis University. He teaches Biblical Hebrew at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the weekday Torah reader at Historic Congregation Kesher Israel in Center City Philadelphia and the creator of the Commentators’ Bible, an English language equivalent of the traditional Hebrew commentaries. Carasik also hosts the weekly “Torah Talk” podcast on his “Bible Guy” blog.

For more information, call Annette Harper at 208-5284.

Kirk Cameron tour to stop in OKC

Actor Kirk Cameron will be featured in an event called "Living Room Reset," set for 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at Crossroads Church, 8901 Shields Blvd.

The event will include prayer, worship and a discussion on building and building strong marriage.

General admission doors open at 6:15 p.m. A VIP experience also is available.

For more information, go to https://www.crossroads.church.

Nurses' conference is set for March

The 13th annual Faith Community Nurses' Association Conference will be March 6 at Crossings Community Center, 10255 N Pennsylvania Ave.

Theme for the event is "Healing Through the Arts: A Collage."

Registration of Faith Community Nurses' Association members is $60 and non-association members pay $90.

For more information, email fcnaok@gmail.com or go to www.fcnaok.org.

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