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Two Faiths, Two Scriptures, One God: The Torah and the Quran


  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8pm
    November 6, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 | Dec 4, 11
scriptures

 

FALL 2018 SEMESTER

Muslims and Jews have a long history of interaction both in Europe and the Middle East — and that interaction hasn’t always been hostile. After all, like the Torah, the Muslim holy book, the Quran, tells the stories of Adam and Eve, Abraham, Joseph, Moses and Noah, and contains many parallel or echoing passages. What are the differences between these various accounts?  How might we understand the common origins of these stories?  How does examining the two approaches help us gain greater understanding of both Judaism and Islam?

The Hans A. Vogelstein Course in Jewish Studies

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