Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 31, 1974, Page 8

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 31, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., Mar. SI, 1974 Abernathy Keynote Speaker For Kennedy Issues Week The Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, president of the Southern Christian leadership conference since 1965, will be keynote speaker for the Kennedy high school issues week set for April WI. The Rev. Mr. Abernathy will speak April IO at I p.m. and 2 p.m. in the Kennedy auditorium on “Civil Rights in the U.S. Today”. The public is invited. Theme of this year’s issues week sponsored by the student government association is “Reeling in the Years”, taken from a song by Steely Dan. Nearly 90 activities, all open to the public, are planned for the three-day event. Martin Jensen, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Second district congressman, will speak at I p.m. April Rev. Ralph Abernathy A discussion about dangers of nuclear energy plants will be presented by the Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group. A representative from Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. will talk about the Duane Arnold Energy (’enter and how it will help ease the energy crisis. Also planned are programs on transcendental meditation, von Creal disease, exorcism, abortion, glass blowing, veterinary medicine, taxidermy, cake decorating. dog obedience, horticulture, and cross-country bicycling. Demonstrations of diving, the broad jump, Kung Fu, puppeteer^, scuba diving, sky diving. mid go-kart racing will also be offered during the throe days. Representatives from the Civil Air Patrol, the army, the of Investiga- 10 on secrecy in government. j“Little Big Man”, 8:30 a.rn A home show featuring dis- April ll. plays from various Cedar Other speakers and topics in-; Federal Bureau Rapids merchants is set for elude the Rev. Russell Sniffler b°n’ po0ce department, Al-April IO and ll in the gym. on the meaning of death in our coholics Anonymous, and the Three feature films will be society; Dave Brockway on Employment Security corn-shown for a 25-eent admission hypnotism; Tony Balik on child mission will also speak, charge. The films are abuse; Thomas V. Fogle on Persons seeking more infor-“Maurie”, I p m. April 9; “One man's origin and destiny in re- mation may call the student Day in the Life of Ivan Deniso- lationship to the Bible and Rita government office at 398-2483 vich”, 8:30 a m. April IO, and Huber on rape. between noon and I p.m. Two Shows Friday at Art Center Two new shows, one featuring Louis J. Picek and the other, J. M. “Art” Morrison, will open Friday at the Cedar Rapids Art Center, 324 Third street SE. Picek, an Iowa City artist who grew up in the Cedar Rapids area, attended the University of Iowa and received bachelor and master’s degrees in art education. He is presently working at the U. of I. for his master of fine arts degree in painting. Picek’s work deals with color, line space and the exploration of them. His work is closely linked with human figures, in an almost child like form, rather than a detailed, realistic representation of the human form. ; His work has been in shows in Iowa, Illinois and North Carolina. Morrison, head of the ceramics department at Coe college, is a graduate of Mills university, Oakland, Calif., where he received his master of fine arts degree. He has been at Coe since 1972. His ceramics have been in shows in Utah, California, Virginia, New York and Iowa. The Art Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from Kl a m, to 5 p.m., Thursday to 8:30 p m. and Sunday from 2 to £ p.m. Feed the Birds Gnostic Essays at Coe Offer Glimpse into Past A photographic exhibition de-; Dr. Peel believes tile signifi scribing 13 books of essays dat- cance of the Nag Hammadi li- ing back to around the First century B.C. or A D. will be on display in the Stewart Memorial library at Coe college from Monday to April 21. brarv is that it provides us with first-hand information about the thought of the Gnostics. Now, with the views of the Gnostics more fully understood, it may Malcolm Peel, associate pro- be possible to determine wheth-fessor of religion at Coe, and ?r it was some form of this chairman of the religion and teaching that was combated philosophy department, is on bv the Apostle Paul in his let the team of scholars who have tors to Corinth and Colassae or translated most of the essays'by the authors of the Gospel of after years of delays that kept John and the Pastoral Epistles, them from scholarly examina-j The Gnostics have been char-tion.    acterized as an off-beat, hippie- Tn connection with the ex- like religious movement that hibit, Dr. Peel will give a lee- swept the ancient world. “Gnos hire, “When Heresy Was in ticism was probably the most Flower”, at 2 p m. next Sunday threatening heretical movement In the library gallery. A coffee which challenged the Church in will be held after the lecture, its early years.” Dr. Peel ex-The gallery will be open from plains. “The Nag Hammadi Coll a m. to ll p m. weekdays, 9 dices may well prove as sig-a rn. to 9 p m. on Saturday and nificant for illuminating Second I to ll p m. on Sunday.    century Christianity as the The essays, calied the Nag Dead Sea Scrolls (also found Hammadi Codices after the in 1946) have been in shedding name of a nearby town in light on the first pre-Christian Egypt, belonged to monks of century.” the Gnostic faith who buried The exhibition consists of nine them in a jar near the Nile panels of text and photographs river 1.600 years ago. They on the manuscript discovery. It buried them, probably, to keep covers the site of the find, the them from destruction during a library’ itself, what is known of time that Gnostics were being its discovery, how it was dated, persecuted. They’ were found in and the significance of the Nag 1946.    Hammadi manuscripts. The Codices, some 13 books. The exhibition, prepared and were not rolled like scrolls, but, organized by the Institute tor were in Codex form like mod- Antiquity and Christianity, em books. They were leather- Claremont, Calif., is at Coe unbound, and written in Coptic, a der the auspices of the Smith-form of late Egyptian written soman Institution Traveling Ex- Photo Exhibit Set at Kirkwood The work of two Iowa City photographers will be displayed during April at Kirkwood Com munity college. The color exhibit by Roger Camp and John Gutowski is en titled “California and The West Revisited”. Camp and Gutowski compiled the collection while following a route taken by photographer Ed ward Weston for his book “California and the West” in 1940. Photos in the collection were taken in an Arizona silver mining ghost town, Old Creek canyon in Arizona, Disneyland, Big Sur, San Francisco, Point Labor State Reserve and the Mojave desert. SUIT' •    )    )    P.ve PICTURED is an example of Louis J. Picek's work. He utilizes human figures but doesn't offer realistic representations. Students Learning Foreign Languages over Telephone NEW YORK (UPI) — Michel - go along, something impossible Lahlou has found a new use for with records. Mr. Bell’s invention. He’s teach- The innovator, a Parisian, ex-ing languages by telephone at perimented with audio-visual the convenience of his students, methods of language instruction A housewife has her lesson when he taught at the Ecole while lounging in a sudsy bath Normale Superieure De St. home;    .    Cloud. Later in New York. A business tycoon takes in- whi|e teaching at the United Na-struction in the back of his .    , . 4    ,    ,    ,    , chauffeur-driven limousine on "ons international school and his way to the executive suite, the Alliance Francaise, he Office workers never leave their b e g a n experimenting with desks, often preferring to com- teaching by phone. The exhibit will be displayed bine their telephone lessons with several months ago Lahlou in the lobby near the entrance to Linn Hall. The public is welcome. 30 YEARS AGO — Returning American soldiers revealed some German soldiers infiltrating American lines in Italy fired wooden bullets. stay-in lunches.    lopened    his    own school, called Lahlou’s patented method is |Phonelab, in midtown Manhat-the newest twist in language in- tan, where a staff of instructors SHOES FOR CHILDREN Help lliem to Spring; into Spring; with Spring; in their step! 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