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GCU Lecture Offers Insight into the Holistic Art, Science & Philosophy of Ancient Egypt

Lakewood, N.J., Feb. 21, 2011—Explore the origins of holistic health in one of the world’s oldest civilizations. George Cooke brings you to Ancient Egypt, where one of the oldest holistic medicines was developed, for “The Holistic Art, Science, and Philosophy of Ancient Egypt.” The lecture will take place in the Little Theatre on GCU’s Lakewood campus on Wednesday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m.

Mr. Cooke will explore the interconnectedness of all things through insightful interpretation of Luxor Temple structures, animal symbols, and spiritual practices. Mr. Cooke, who earned his M.A. in Holistic Health Studies at GCU, has been studying African holistic medicine for the past three decades. He serves as a mental health professional for Catholic Charities.

Light vegetarian refreshments will be provided at this FREE event, which is sponsored by the Department of Holistic Health Studies. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the GCU Office of Conferences and Special Events at specialevents@georgian.edu or 732.987.2263.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves nearly 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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