Pick of the Week: Judaism and Islam in the Mind of Europe – The Study of the Abrahamic Religions In the Nineteenth Century

Thursday 6 June 2013

This workshop will seek to initiate a broad synthetic and comparative study of the intellectual, cultural and religious context of the nineteenth-century study of comparative religion.

Organised by: Guy Stroumsa (Oxford), Peter Mack and Charles Burnett (Warburg Institute)

Speakers: Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge), Bernhard Maier (Tübingen), Suzanne Marchand (Louisiana State), Andrea Schatz (King’s College London), Guy Stroumsa (Oxford) and Johannes Zachhuber (Oxford)


PROGRAMME

10:10 Registration and Coffee
10:30 Chair: Peter Mack (Warburg)Guy G. Stroumsa (Oxford): Three Rings or Three Impostors? On the Origins of the Comparative Study of the Abrahamic Religions
11.20 Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge): The Birth of Islam from the Spirit of Judaism: Reinhart Dozy (1820-1893) and Abraham Geiger (1810-1874) on the Jews of Mecca
12.10 Bernhard Maier (Tübingen): Arabic Poetry and Early Semitic Religions: The Story of a Nineteenth-century Quest
1.00 Lunch (Common Room)
2.00 Chair: Guy G. Stroumsa (Oxford)Andrea Schatz (Kings College, London): Re-writing East and West: The Comparison of Religions in Jewish Literature around 1800
2.50 Johannes Zachhuber (Oxford): Constructions of the Abrahamic Religions in Nineteenth-Century Protestant Theology
3.40 Tea (Common Room)
4.10 Suzanne Marchand (Baton Rouge): Zarathustra and the Problem of the Origins of Monotheism
5.00 Concluding discussion
5.30 Reception

 

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