Religious Studies

Lafayette College

November 1, 2007

Students Explore Jewish Responses to the Holocaust

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Religious studies course taught by Robert Cohn, Berman Professor of Jewish Studies, examines how the Holocaust has influenced Jewish identity This semester, students in Jewish Responses to the Holocaust, taught by Robert Cohn, Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Studies, are examining how Jews and Judaism have experienced, responded to, and remembered the Holocaust. [...]

Lafayette College

October 26, 2007

International Religious Scholar Yen-zen Tsai will Visit Campus Nov. 13

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His lecture will explore the emergence of comparative religion in China Yen-zen Tsai, director of the Graduate Institute of Religious Studies at National Cheng-chi University in Taiwan, will present the lecture, “The Current Development of Religious Studies in the Chinese Intellectual World,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. According [...]

Lafayette College

October 12, 2007

Professor Eric Ziolkowski is Co-Editor of 30-Volume Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception

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First volumes will be released in fall of 2008 The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, co-edited by Eric Ziolkowski, is what premier European publisher Walter de Gruyter is calling “the new indispensable biblical research tool.” Ziolkowski, Dana Professor and head of religious studies, is serving as a main editor for the 30-volume publication [...]

Lafayette College

September 28, 2007

Faculty Notes

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A glance at the research and other professional activities of some of the faculty members who are on leave in 2007-08 A glance at the research and professional activities of some of the faculty members who are on leave in 2007-08: Rexford Ahene, professor of economics and business, is senior technical adviser to the Uganda [...]

Lafayette College

August 20, 2007

Feminist Biblical Scholar Discusses Jesus’ Connection to Judaism Sept. 18

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Amy-Jill Levine inspires Jewish/Christian/Feminist dialogue Amy-Jill Levine describes herself as a “Yankee Jewish feminist who teaches in a predominantly Protestant divinity school in the buckle of the Bible Belt” and has been described by others as “the rock star of Jewish-Christian dialogue.” Levine, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies [...]