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HIST 4246 From Diatribe to Dialogue (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Christians and Jews, living together, have never ignored one another. Only in our times have these encounters begun to include positive affirmations of the other. To provide the student with a background for the contemporary situation, this course will explore various theological facets of the Jewish-Christian encounter, from the diatribes of earliest Christianity through the medieval disputations, concluding with the contemporary dialogue. Readings will be drawn from Jewish and Christian primary sources in translation.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Charles Gallagher and Ruth Langer

Prerequisites: History Core

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Last Updated: 22-Feb-14