New Course on Jewish-Christian Dialogue starting January 2011
Wednesday November 17th, 2010
Dr Joel N. Lohr, presently at Wycliffe on a two year SSHRC fellowship will offer an additional course in the Winter 2011 entitled 'The Torah in Jewish-Christian Dialogue' . The course code is WYB3342HS / WYB6342HS
The course is designed to introduce students to the use of the Torah, or Pentateuch, in the Jewish and Christian traditions. Particular attention will be paid to recent Jewish-Christian dialogue in light of the Holocaust, or Shoah.
Students will engage the topic through various readings of the current dialogue, engaging guest speakers, and through comparing Jewish and Christian interpretations of specific passages of the Torah itself.
Guest presentations from Professors David Novak (U of T), Hindy Najman (U of T), and Joel Kaminsky (Smith College) are included in the program.
The class will take place on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM during the Winter term and it is not too late to enrol in this class.