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THEO 5474 Jews and Christians: Understanding The Other (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Interreligious dialogue requires interreligious understanding. This course will build a foundation for genuine dialogue between Jews and Christians by posing fundamental theological questions in a comparative context. Students will gain an understanding of the other tradition while also deepening their understanding of their own, discussing such matters as the human experience of God, the purpose of human existence, the nature of religious community, and the ways that the communities respond to challenges, both contemporary and ancient.

Instructor(s): Ruth Langer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: TMST7111

Comments: This course is an exercise in interreligious learning sponsored by the Boston College's Center for Jewish-Christian Learning.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17