ANN: Sacred Literature In Interfaith Contexts

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We are pleased to announce the launch of an International Interfaith Reading Group on Sacred Literature in Interfaith Contexts, which will explore various genres of religious texts from interfaith and interdisciplinary perspectives.

The Chair of the Reading Group is Professor Glenda Abramson, Professor Emerita of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford. 

More information is available at this link:
https://www.oxfordinterfaithforum.org/our-programs/international-interfaith-reading-groups/sacred-literature-in-interfaith-contexts-reading-group/
 

Sacred Literature: Conceptions of Revelation

PROGRAM:

25 May

Time: 18:00-19:00 BST| 19:00-20:00 CET | 10:00-11:00 PT | 13:00-14:00 ET

Topic: The Qur’an and Kafka: The Trial of Jesus and Josef K

Speaker: Professor Ismail Lala, Gulf University, Kuwait

Chair: Professor Emerita Glenda Abramson, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Venue: Online

Please register here for this session:

https://www.oxfordinterfaithforum.org/programs/thematic-international-interfaith-reading-groups/sacred-literature-in-interfaith-contexts/the-quran-and-kafka-the-trial-of-jesus-and-the-josef-k/

9 June

Time: 18:00-19:00 BST| 19:00-20:00 CET | 10:00-11:00 PT | 13:00-14:00 ET

Topic: The Book of Isaiah and the Christian Quest for Revelation

Speaker: Professor John Barton FBA, Campion Hall, University of Oxford

Chair: Professor Emerita Glenda Abramson, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Venue: Online

7 July

Time: 18:00-19:00 BST| 19:00-20:00 CET | 10:00-11:00 PT | 13:00-14:00 ET

Topic: The Revelation at Sinai in Early Synagogue Poetry

Speaker: Professor Raymond Sheindlin, Jewish Theological Seminary, NY, USA.

Chair: Professor Emerita Glenda Abramson, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Venue: Online