Fw: Interfaith Summer School in Jerusalem

From: Opher Kutner (okutner@pob.huji.ac.il)
Date: Fri Apr 24 1998 - 04:27:36 EDT

The Elijah School for the Study of the Wisdom of World Religions,

announces its second summer school session, June 24-July 10, 1998, on
the subject

The Representation of God in Image, Icon, Word and Thought

Featuring: Ewert Cousins (Fordham Univeristy); Tikva Frymer-Kensky
(Chicago Divinity School); Jan Assman (Heidelberg University); Vasudha
Narayanan (University of Florida); Alon Goshen-Gottstein (Tel-Aviv
University), and additional guest lecturers.

The issue will be investigated from the perspectives of Christianity,
Judaism, Hinduism and Islam, as well as Egyptian and Sumerian religions.

The Elijah school is an interfaith academic institution. Academic study
takes place in the context of an interfaith community, formed by
faculty and students. The core program consists of six hours of daily
study, in which all faculty participate. The classroom serves as an
arena for interfaith engagement. In addition , various communal and
religious activities take place. These allow participants to fully
benefit from the unique communal situation and from the particular
location of the school in Israel.

Tuition for the summer school: $500.
Several partial and full scholarships are available

For information and registration, contact:

Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Elijah School
24 Shimshon st.
Jerusalem, 93501, Israel
Phone: 972-52-780069
Fax: 972-2-6734191
Email: msgogo@mscc.huji.ac.il

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