Never has there been a greater need for an understanding of other faiths and relations between faiths. No two world religions are closer together than Judaism and Islam. In some instances, the similarities underpin shared advocacy and politics, as in Europe around protection of Halal and Kosher meat practices. Yet, too often, Judaism and Islam … Continue reading Announcement: APPLY NOW for e-learning course: Bridging the Great Divide: the Jewish-Muslim Encounter
Scottish Jewish Arts and Scottish Jewish Life 1914 to 2014. Rozelle House, Ayr, Sunday 14th Sept 12 noon to 3 pm, Monday 15th Sept, 11am to 4 pm, with a chance to see the Cultural Connections exhibition of drawings, paintings and sculpture by artists Benno Schotz, Josef Herman, Jankel Adler, Hannah Frank, and others. The … Continue reading Conference: ‘Scottish Jewish Arts and Scottish Jewish Life 1914 to 2014’. Rozelle House, Ayr, 14-15 September 2014
The Origins of the Origins of Evil: Contesting Interpretations of the ‘Evil Inclination’ (yētser hara) within Judaism and its Impact on Early Christian Thought 2-4 September 2014 Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge All welcome. Student bursaries still available to cover accommodation and food. More details at: http://www.divinity.cam.ac.uk/research/conferences/origins or contact James Aitken, firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 celebrates the 450th anniversary of the births of the playwrights, William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe. The Woolf Institute (Cambridge) is delighted to announce the introduction of a new Online Short Course, Shakespeare and the Jewish-Christian Encounter: Beyond The Merchant of Venice. In this course, participants will explore the encounter with the 'Other' as portrayed … Continue reading Online Short Course: ‘Shakespeare and the Jewish-Christian Encounter: Beyond The Merchant of Venice’, Woolf Institute, Cambridge
The Woolf Institute (Cambridge) is delighted to announce that applications are now being accepted for the e-learning course, Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges. This three-part e-learning course focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims in modern Europe. The course examines historical trends, religious and cultural interaction, and issues of contemporary … Continue reading E-learning course: ‘Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges’, Woolf Institute (Cambridge)
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