Hartford Seminary

Children of Abraham: Explorations in Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations (HI-539)

Abraham has often been called the Patriarch of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.  To what extent to these three faiths claim him and share him?  This course will use a social-historical approach to uncover primary models of interaction between Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities from scriptural origins and communal appropriations until today.  Special attention will be given to the sacred Scriptures of each community and how those texts are utilized to provide identity, guidance and parameters for inter-faith relations.

If you are not enrolled in a degree program but wish to register for this course, use the Online Registration for Special Students and Auditors.

Instructor(s)

David D. Grafton

Semester

January 2017

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