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The Star and the Crescent 8-week course: The long relationship of Judaism and Islam

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The Star and the Crescent 8-week course: The long relationship of Judaism and Islam

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The Star and the Crescent 8-week course: The long relationship of Judaism and Islam

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21 July – 8 September
Each Tuesday, 1.30pm-3pm

Total course cost $320

Join Professor Suzanne Rutland OAM for an in depth exploration of the relationship between Judaism and Islam, and between Jews and Muslims.

Co-existing at times peacefully and at times contentiously for more than a millennium, Jews often fared better in Muslim countries than Christendom.

Course schedule

  • Week 1: Jewish and Muslim readings of the Tanakh
  • Week 2: Cousin or adversary: Images of Jews in the Qu’Ran and the Hadith
  • Week 3: Ishmael is not Edom: Islam in the mind of the Rabbis
  • Week 4: Convivencia: A reappraisal
  • Week 5: Kabbalists and Sufis: A common mystical heritage?
  • Week 6: Under Suleiman and the Ottomans
  • Week 7: Colonial rule and the allures of being European in an Islamic world; and Nationalisms in conflict
  • Week 8: Jews and Muslims in the non-Muslim world

 

For more information about the weekly content and course structure, and to book your place, visit the link below.

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21 July – 8 September
Each Tuesday, 1.30pm-3pm

Total course cost $320

Join Professor Suzanne Rutland OAM for an in depth exploration of the relationship between Judaism and Islam, and between Jews and Muslims.

Co-existing at times peacefully and at times contentiously for more than a millennium, Jews often fared better in Muslim countries than Christendom.

Course schedule

  • Week 1: Jewish and Muslim readings of the Tanakh
  • Week 2: Cousin or adversary: Images of Jews in the Qu’Ran and the Hadith
  • Week 3: Ishmael is not Edom: Islam in the mind of the Rabbis
  • Week 4: Convivencia: A reappraisal
  • Week 5: Kabbalists and Sufis: A common mystical heritage?
  • Week 6: Under Suleiman and the Ottomans
  • Week 7: Colonial rule and the allures of being European in an Islamic world; and Nationalisms in conflict
  • Week 8: Jews and Muslims in the non-Muslim world

 

For more information about the weekly content and course structure, and to book your place, visit the link below.

Course Information

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