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Sunday, February 17 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Ner Tamid: The Use of An Eternal Flame In Religious Iconography

This session will be a discussion of the importance of the eternal flame throughout history and across religious lines. From ancient Greece and Rome to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; from Zoroastrianism to Hinduism, an eternal flame burns in many religions. Many more religions involve gods of fire. Participants will be provided with text to assist in the development of ideas as they think about why never-ending fire is of such divine importance. (T)


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Alissa Trumbull

Limmud Chicago 2013 Media Chair and Catering Coordinator, Limmud Chicago 2013
Alissa Trumbull is a Chicago area native. She holds a Masters in Social Work and a Masters in Bioethics and Health Policy, both from Loyola University Chicago. Alissa has a passion for learning and finds that children are the best teachers because they ask the most complex questions.


Sunday February 17, 2013 10:10am - 11:10am
Room 611 Tower Floor 6