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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

9th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

PARAMETERS OF FAITH: 

RELIGION IN THE WESTERN RESERVE

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

October 7-8, 1994

Friday, October 7, 1994
Amasa Stone Chapel Chapel

1:00 Registration

1:30 Welcome
Gladys Haddad, Case Western Reserve University

1:35 Greetings
John E. Bassett, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

1:40 "Hail, Holy Light: The Amasa Stone Memorial Chapel"
Walter Leedy, Cleveland State University

2:00 Hiram Motet Singers

2:15 A Tribute to Michael J. McTighe's "A Measure of Success"
"Looking Forward from 'A Measure of Success': Protestants, Entrepreneurs, and Patriots at the Cleveland Centennial"
Marian Morton, John Carroll University

Cleveland Churches in Action in the Twentieth Century
David C. Hammack, Case Western Reserve University

3:00 BREAK

3:15 "M'Dor L'Dor From Generation to Gerneration: The Jewish Legacy in Cleveland"
Leatrice Rabinsky, Cleveland Heights High School

3:45 "Whence came all these Roman Catholics?"
Rev. Nelson Callahan, St. Raphael's Church

4:15 BREAK

4:30 "Black Religions: Many Faiths and Many Forms"
Rev. Marvin McMickle, Antioch Baptist Church and Case Western Reserve University

5:00 CWRU Intercollegiate Gospel Choir

DINNER PROGRAM
Tomlinson Hall
Faculty Dining Room
5:30 Reception
6:30 Dinner
7:30 "Reflections: Twenty Years as Religion Editor of Cleveland's Plain Dealer"
Darrell Holland

Saturday, October 8, 1994
Adelbert Hall
9:00 Registration
Lobby EXHIBIT
"Pre-1850 Western Reserve Greek Revival Churches"

9:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Toepfer Room
Chair: David Anderson, Hiram College
"Sacred Architecture of the Western Reserve, 1820-1920"
Richard Klein, Cleveland State University

"Pre-1850 Western Reserve Greek Revival Churches"
David Anderson, Hiram College

"Old Stone Church: Faith and Community"
Jeanette Tuve, Cleveland State University
Room 352
Chair: Michael Wells, Cleveland State University

"Trinity Cathedral: The Burnham Stained Glass Windows"
Micheal Tevesz, Micheal Wells, James Whitney
Cleveland Sacred Landmards Research Group, Cleveland State University
Conference Room 1

"The Old New England Vision: Community and Religion on the Western Reserve 1800-1830"
Chair: Robert Wheeler, Cleveland State University

"Egalitarianism Transformation: Religious Culture of the Western Reserve 1800-1830"
Traci Hodgson, Boston University

"Mapping the Imagined: Ideology: Cartography, and the Mission to the Western Reserve 1800-1830"
Amy De Rogatis, University of North Carolina

BREAK

10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Toepfer Room
Chair: Eldon Jay Epp, Case Western Reserve University
"Pioneer Episcopalians and the Clergy"
Rev. Roderick Dibbert, The Dekoven Foundation of Ohio

"Father Finney and Oberlin's First Church"
Geoffrey Blodgett, Oberlin College

"Chagrin Falls, Luther Lee and the Defense of John Brown"
Paul Kaufman, Kent State University
Room 352
Chair: Rita Saslaw, University of Akron

"North Union Shakers in the 'Valley of God's Pleasure'"
Cathie Winans, Shaker Historical Society

"Early Mormon Culture: The First Temple in Kirtland, Ohio"
Elwin Robison, Kent State University

"Cleveland Quakers, 1882-1907: Evangelism, Gender and the Poor"
John Oliver, Malone College
Conference Room 1
Chair: Judith Sheridan, Geauga County Historical Society

"German Language Churches and the Religious Press, 1834-Present"
Robert Ward, Baldwin Wallace College

"Turn of the Century Irish Catholics in St. Malachi's Parish"
Kathleen Sull, Cleveland State University

"The Polish Churches: A Schism-St. Stanislaus and Immaculate Heart of Mary"
Glenn Sobola, Cleveland City School District

12:00 LUNCH
Toepfer Room

1:00 "Faith and Education: Asking the Question"
Rev. Claudia Highbaugh, Chaplain, Harvard University, The Divinity School

"Campus Ministry: A Spiritual Pilgrimage"
A Response from Case Western Reserve University Students

2:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Toepfer Room
Chair: William Deal, Case Western Reserve University
Magor World Religions: A Regional Presence
"Baha'i"
Booker Brown

"Sikh"
Gurbakash Singh

"Hindu"
Bhushan Wadwha

"Islam"
Azzam N. Ahmed

"Buddhism"
William Deal
Room 352

"Women in church and Society"
Chair: Rev. Mary Susan Gast, United Church of Christ

"Roman Catholic Women of the Western Reserve in Relation to Contemporary Catholicism"
Sr. Mary Ann Flannery, John Carroll University

"Women and Judaism"
Cantor Sarah Sager, Fairmount Temple
Conference Room 1
Chair: Margo Bohanon, Cuyahoga Community College

"African American Migrants and Their Churches in Cleveland, 1915-1940"
Kimberly Phillips, Case Western Reserve University

"African American Catholics in Cleveland, 1922-1961"
Sr. Dorothgy Blatnica, Ursuline College

Lobby PERFORMANCE
3:30 "Praise the Lord, Dance!"
Marsha Taylor, Case Western Reserve University

4:00 Closing

PRAISE THE LORD, DANCE!
Call to Worship
"WHO WILL ABIDE THE DAY OF HIS COMING"
Lead Vocals, Patti Austin
from "Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration"
"God's Word on Dance - The Sacred" SERMON
Dance of Prayer "COME BY HERE"
Richard Smallwood Singers
"The Sacred Dance of the Afro-American" SERMON
Dance of Thanksgiving "JUDEAN MEDLEY"
"Praise The Lord, Dance" SERMON
Dance of Honor "IN RETURN"
Lead Vocals, CeCe Winans
THE COMPANY
Stephawn Stevens, The Preacher

Dancers
Leslie Schwarz
Susan Cornelius
Merce Robinson
Irma McQueen
Gail
Marsha Taylor

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117,
or email Professor Haddad