Week 3 Lectures 2018

Week Three :: July 7–14

The Art of Play

Play is critically important in the social and emotional development of a child, but research also tells us that play shouldn’t end when we grow up. This week, we take a multigenerational approach to play, to the act of instructive fun. How does play help people of all ages build community, keep our minds sharp and strengthen the relationships with those we love? From the free-spirited, free-form play of youth to the intellectual challenge of puzzles and games to the creative problem-solving exhibited in board rooms, we examine the science behind the importance of play, the changing culture of play and gaming, and the innovative work aimed at improving our personal and professional lives through play.

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: The Spirituality of Play

For Jews and Christians the notion of Sabbath is inscribed in the heart of the Ten Commandments and, therefore, in the heart of both religions — but how is this commandment differently understood and observed by each? How do we utilize the discipline of “taking a Sabbath day” to make space in an over-scheduled world? Why does this commandment insist on keeping the Sabbath Day holy — and how does one do that? How do faith traditions other than Judaism and Christianity relate to play? In this week we will discover that play is a necessary component of being human, and, perhaps, that play is therefore holy.

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