‘I am a stranger:’ Becoming RuthRuth is a stranger in more senses than one. Who is this unknown woman who is destined to become mother of royalty? What is the process by which she finds her way into a foreign and unwelcoming culture and religious tradition? How does destiny come about? To be held at Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709 from 9:00AM-11:30AM.
The stories of Noah and Jonah share a remarkable number of details, including: water, boats, a divinely-decreed catastrophe, and a prophet's desperate need to escape. These comparisons will lead us to a surprising inverse relationship between the stories, including opposing views on the question: is it really possible for human beings to change?
Lecture with Levinas Scholar
"What Can Levinas Teach
Us About Religion?'
CJS, Hedco Room
2465 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley
Lecture preceded by a welcome lunch for
CJS students only from 12-1pm.
(Student Lounge on the 1st floor of CJS bldg.)