Varieties of Modern Orthodoxy

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Steinhardt Hall (Hillel), Shotel Dubin Auditorium (2nd floor)

Collegium Institute Presents: Varieties of Modern Orthodoxy

A lecture and conversation about the history of orthodox religious movements entering modernity across Jewish, Muslim, and Christian traditions.  The panel will compare and contrast the extent to which these groups reacted, shaped, and were shaped by "modernity" and reflect upon their proposals for alternate modernities.


- Dr. Alan Brill, Ross-Copperman Professor of Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University

- Dr. Cheikh Babou, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

- Dr. Anna Bonta Moreland, Associate Professor of Humanities, Villanova University

Moderated by Professor Talya Fishman, Director of the Jewish Studies Program

Cosponsored by the Religious Studies Department, the Jewish Studies Program, the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society, the Penn Muslim Students Association, and Dialoguing in Abraham's Tent

Refreshments will be served.  RSVP HERE.

Jewish Studies Program
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