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November 8, 2011

St. Francis Professors Appear on Mysteries of the Church

St. Francis Fine Arts Professor Dr. Francis Greene traces the changing artistic representations of Jesus throughout history as part of the 2011 season of Mysteries of the Church, a documentary show on NET TV.

“I’m very happy that this program is taking the time to look at what I think is a very interesting and valuable subject,” said Dr. Greene. “A lot can be learned about our past and current societies just by examining how Jesus was portrayed.” (Watch Professor Greene’s Edpisode)

Religious Studies Professor Alexandria Egler appeared on an earlier episode of Mysteries which focused on Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This is the second season she has offered expert information on the New York Emmy nominated program. Professor Egler was also a featured guest on the NET program Too Blessed to be Stressed, where she spoke about the role of women in the Catholic Church, with a focus on Blessed Hildegard of Bingen. (Watch Professor Egler’s Episode)

NET can be viewed on Cablevision Channel 30 and Time Warner Channel 97. Episodes are also available online at http://netny.net/mysteries/.

Mysteries of the Church was nominated for a New York Emmy for its documentary style production that examines the many teachings and beliefs of the Catholic Faith.

NET is a faith-centered cable TV network based in Brooklyn, New York. NET brings viewers back to what really matters, family, fun, and faith in God.

St. Francis College, founded in 1859 by the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, is located in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. Since its founding, the College has pursued its Franciscan mission to provide an affordable, high-quality education to students from New York City’s five boroughs and beyond.

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