Journey Into Hell… *RESCHEDULED*

This event has been rescheduled to May 10. Apologies for the inconvenience. Following the expulsion or forced conversion of Jews and Moslems from the Iberian peninsula, Northern Italy became a place of refuge for the exiled communities. Jewish culture flourished in the early-modern cities of Ferrara, Mantua and Venice, where intercultural encounters and exchanges enabled the creation of sometimes surprising cultural expressions. In the summer of 1720, in the Italian town of Ferrara, the Jewish community gathered to attend the public performance of Tofteh ‘Arukh [...]

2017-03-14T13:22:43-07:00March 15, 2017|Categories: |Tags: |

Jonathan Walton: “This is my body broken for you…”

A Mellon Advancing Intercultural Studies lecture by: Jonathan Walton, Harvard University Plummer Professor of Christian Morals Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church Professor of Religion and Society   What does it mean to privilege the otherwise despised? What do we gain by searching for the invisible, and siding with the disinherited? Each week Christians across the globe participate in a ritual based on such a radical social ethic, yet few imagine what it might mean for many of our pressing social issues. Economic inequality? Gun [...]

2017-03-02T11:18:28-08:00March 7, 2017|Categories: |Tags: |
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