NORTH CANTON  Walsh University Lifelong Learning Academy will present "The Impact of the Reformation on Faith and Civilization."

It's a series of six lectures from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in observance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in conjunction with the North Canton Area Ministerium, the Lutheran Catholic Covenant Commission of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown and the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

They will be held in the Barrette Business and Community Center. The topics and presenters are as follows:

Sept. 27: "The Reformation: Theological and Historical Perspectives – Phenomenology of the Protestant Reformation," by Donald Wallenfang, theologian, Walsh University, and  "The Implications of the Reformation: An Example," Douglas Palmer, historian, Walsh University. 

Oct 4.: "Catholics and Lutherans Seeking Communion: An Example of Catholic/Protestant Dialogue Today," by the Rev. Father Joseph Witmer, pastor emeritus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish, Aurora, and the Rev. Mark Williams, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Canton.

Oct. 11: "Reform Movements in Judaism,"  by Rabbi Jon Adland, Temple Israel, Canton.                             

Oct. 18: "Reform and Renewal in Islam," by Imam Ramez Islambouli, Case Western Reserve University.

Oct. 25: "Voices of Grace: Musical Voice Shared Across Theological Borders," by the Rev. Anissa Glaser-Bacon, New Vision United Church of Christ, Canton.

All programs are free.