PSCO

PSCO Presentation: 2 October, 2014

“Jacob Taubes, Michael Wyschogrod, and radical Jewish approaches to Paul and ‘early Christianity’ ”

John G. Gager (Princeton University)

Seminar

Our opening session will be on Thursday October 2 (7:00–9:00 pm) and will feature John G. Gager of Princeton University speaking on Jacob Taubes, Michael Wyschogrod, and radical Jewish approaches to Paul and “early Christianity.” More details, suggested readings, etc., will be sent out closer to the date.

Suggested Readings

  • Jacob Taubes, “Paul and Moses,” in The Political Theology of Paul, 13-54;
  • Michael Wyschogrod, “Paul, Jews, and Gentiles” and “The Impact of Dialogue with Christianity on My Self-Understanding as a Jew,” in Abraham’s Promise;
  • John Gager, “The Rehabilitation of Paul in Jewish Tradition,” in ‘The One Who Sews Bountifully’: Essays in Honor of Stanley K. Stowers, eds C. Hodge, S. Olyan, D. Ullicci and E. Wasserman (2013) 29-41.

PDF scans of the readings have been posted on our Facebook page.

Meeting and Dining

All are welcome! As usual, those interested are also welcome to join us for an informal dinner prior to the session. Those wishing to dine together before the seminar will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall and then walk next door to the food court in Houston Hall. Or, just meet us in the Houston Hall downstairs food-court between 6:00-6:45 p.m.

As usual, the PSCO seminar will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. We meet in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall.