Events for April 17, 2023 › Philosophy › – Events Calendar

William and Rita Bell Distinguished Lecture Series: Jesus and Judaism — Why the Connection Matters

Tyrrell Hall 2930 East 6th Street, Tulsa

Join TU's Department of Philosophy and Religion for a lecture featuring Amy Jill Levine. Numerous Christians regard Jesus as rejecting a Judaism—influenced by legalistic, elitist Pharisees—incorrectly characterized as obsessed with ritual purity, misogynistic, vengeful and xenophobic.  Understanding Jesus in his Jewish context corrects false stereotypes, brings new meaning to his parables, politics and piety, and […]