Confronting Racism: The Prophetic Politics of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

November 14, 2017 Newton Free 0
(Courtesy photo)
(Courtesy photo)

Professor Susannah Heschel will be speaking in professor Ruth Langer’s “Exploring the Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel” class.

All are welcome but space is limited.
Please email if you would like to attend.

Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of anti-Semitism. Her numerous publications include Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus (University of Chicago Press), which won a National Jewish Book Award and Germany’s Geiger Prize, and The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany (Princeton University Press). She is the author of over seventy articles and has edited several books, including Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays of Abraham Joshua Heschel; Betrayal: German Churches and the Holocaust; and Insider/Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stokes Hall 111S
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02467

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