Theology

The Question About the Existence of Jewish Mysticism
09/01/2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
In this book, Huss discusses the historical contexts and discursive processes that led to the construction of the concept of Jewish mysticism. The author examines how this concept became an analytical category that dictates how research on Kabbalah and Hasidism is conducted in academe, influences...
23/12/2014 - 16:30 to 25/12/2014 - 20:30
In the spirit of Heschel’s approach to tradition and change, the conference aims to deepen the understanding of his theological and spiritual thought, to propose a new and relevant look at his political and social ethics, and to examine the relations, tensions, and disagreements between Jewish...
Post-Subjectivity
 Modern thinkers have often declared the end, or even the “death,” of the subject and have been searching for new ways of “being a self.” Indeed, many contemporary scholars regard this search as one of the most significant effects of the general crisis of secularity. Post-Subjectivity is a...
The Metamorphoses of Mythical Ideas in Shiite Islam
This research and discussion group met at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute to discuss mythical ideas underlying Shiite belief. The group’s aim was to trace the sources of the central myths in Shiite literature and to describe their metamorphoses after they were incorporated in the Shiite corpus....
After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology / session 5
25/11/2011 - 11:30 to 13:00
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...
4 After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology  / session
25/11/2011 - 09:00 to 11:00
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...
After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology / session 3
24/11/2011 - 16:00 to 18:00
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...
After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology / session 2
24/11/2011 - 13:30 to 15:00
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...
After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology
24/11/2011 - 13:30 to 15:30
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...
After Sin: Sin and Evil: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology
24/11/2011 - 10:30 to 25/11/2011 - 12:30
Following the liberation of man in the 18th century, leading thinkers of the Enlightenment resolved to try God for the Evil in this world and for the theological prejudgment of man as a sinner. It seemed impossible to justify the existence of God in light of the great natural disasters and in light...

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