What: The Goodman Lecture Series, "No Religion Is An Island: The Interfaith Legacy of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel"
Who: Dr. Susannah Heschel
Where: The O'Shaughnessy
Tickets: Free. Ticket Required. (Limit 10 tickets online. Please call the Ticket Office at 651-690-6700 if you need more)
Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor and chair of the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College. She is the author of Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus and The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany as well as numerous edited volumes and articles, including Insider/Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism, as well as Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays of Abraham Joshua Heschel.
The recipient of four honorary doctorates, she has held research grants from the Carnegie Foundation, the Ford Foundation, a Rockefeller fellowship at the National Humanities Center, and a yearlong fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. Currently a Guggenheim Fellow, she has completed a study of European Jewish scholarship on Islam during the nineteenth century; her first book on that topic will appear in the spring of 2017.
ABOUT THE GOODMAN LECTURE
The Goodman Lecture was endowed in 1979 by Arthur and Konstance Goodman, founders of Goodman Jewelers and parents of Mary Ann Goodman Reilly ’61 and Stephanie Goodman ’83 and grandparents of Kristin Reilly ’91 MSW’01. The elder Goodmans were an interfaith couple who experienced both anti-Semitism and anti-Christian sentiments and wished to create a forum to advance the cause of Jewish-Christian understanding.