Exploratory Discussion Group — Judaism

 Ancient menorah carving

Every Monday • 1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. • Shapiro 

June 4, 11, 18, 25 • July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • August 6

The 2018 summer course will use “Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life” lectures on video, presented by Professor Francis J. Ambrosio of Georgetown University. Topics include Mohammed—The Prophet as Saintly Innovator; Saint Francis and Dante—Saintly Troubadours; Enlightenment Patterns of Cultural Mutation; A History of Suspicion—Marx, Darwin, Freud; Nietzsche—The Return of the Tragic Hero; A Century of Trauma. Each lecture is followed by a stimulating group discussion to encourage an active mind. See the bibliography for “Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life” at bit.ly/olli-phil-religion.

Coordinators : Rich Eaton, Len Leventhal and Barbara Talento