Me’ah Select: The Binding of Isaac in Jewish and Christian Thought – From Ancient to Modern Times

February 6, 2017 Brookline $360.00 0

The registration is open for Spring 2017 class…
The Binding of Isaac in Jewish and Christian Thought: from Ancient to Modern Times 
taught by  Rabbi Or Rose and Reverend Jennifer Quigley

In this co-taught course, we will examine the various ways in which the biblical narrative (Genesis 22) of the Binding of Isaac (The Akedah) has been understood by Jewish and Christian intellectuals, artists, and poets throughout time. In this interreligious journey, we will explore the themes of faith, sacrifice, religious violence, and redemption. The comparative nature of the course will allow is to identify similarities and differences across Jewish and Christian traditions—ancient, medieval, and modern.

To register and for more information visit:, or contact Sara Brown at or call 617-559-8708.

Me’ah Select is a ten week in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history. Our talented faculty, known for their scholarship and dynamic approach to adult learning, bring their classes to life through the study of literature, history, art, and original texts and source material.

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Monday, February 6, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Ohabei Shalom
1187 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
$360.00 per person

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