Rondo Community Library will be closed its regular hours on Saturday, June 15. Rondo will be open from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. for Northern Spark events the nights of Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15.
Why does the Bible depict a world in which humans, with surprising regularity, encounter the divinewrestling an angel, addressing a burning bush, issuing forth prophecy without any choice in the matter? These stories spoke very differently to their original audience than they do to us, and they reflect a radically distinct understanding of reality and the human mind. Yet over the course of the thousand-year Biblical Era, encounters with God changed dramatically. As James L. Kugel argues, this transition allows us to glimpse a massive shift in human experiencethe emergence of the modern, Western sense of self.