Heschel and the Civil Rights Struggles of the 60s with Author

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Dr. Michael Marmur is the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Previously, he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem. In recent years he has taught courses in Theology, Homiletics, and Pluralistic Jewish Education.Born and raised in England, Rabbi Marmur completed a BA degree in Modern History at the University of Oxford before moving to Israel in 1984. While studying for an MA in Ancient Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he completed his studies in the Israel Rabbinic Program of HUC-Jerusalem, becoming ordained in 1992. For some six years following his ordination he served as congregational rabbi, high school teacher and member of the executive at the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa. Michael Marmur’s PhD dissertation at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem was entitled “Heschel’s Rhetoric of Citation: The Use of Sources in God In Search of Man”. Rabbi Marmur has lectured and taught extensively in North America and Israel, and in many parts of Western and Central Europe. His book, Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Sources of Wonder, was just published by University of Toronto Press.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mandel Center for the Humanities

Waltham, MA 02453

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