Celebrating the diversity of Jewish Buffalo.
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Lecture: Tortured Readings: Violent Empires and the Interpretation of Scripture
November 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This lecture, by Professor Alexandra Zirkle, will explore how in both a nineteenth-century German context and a twenty-first century US context, scriptural hermeneutics have been weaponized to justify imperial violence against religious minorities.
Location: Samuel Friedman Library, 708 Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo