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LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA

Bonfires, Magic Wells and Spirits of the Air, Mountain Folklore, Jewish and Christian Dialogue

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Program #21341RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Bon-Fires, Magic Wells and Spirits of the Air
Search the Celtic past to understand ancient festivals such as Halloween, New Year’s Eve and May Day. See how these festivals are incorporated into the Christian Church in Scotland and how they evolved into today’s holiday observances.

Appalachian Mountain Folklore
This course reveals the mystery of the mountains through the stories of the tellers themselves – the voice of the people. Their stories are deeply spiritual without being preachy; wise without being ‘uppity,’ and above all, honest. The art of storytelling in Appalachia keeps the ancient fires burning – the old memories and traditions will not be lost. Participants will learn about Cobb Mountain, Stump-Settin’ and the influence of the American Indian, African-American, and European, with discussion of present day Latino.

Differences Between Christianity and Judaism
Explore the religious/theological beliefs and practices that unite and divide Christians and Jews as we try to better understand both groups and explore possibilities toward advancing the Jewish-Christian dialogue.



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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
2 Performances

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