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Luther, Rosenzweig, and the Script

Book Presentation and Discussion in the Context of the Reformation Anniversary 2017 (with Video Recording; in German)

The editor Micha Brumlik and the contributors Walter Homolka, Christoph Kasten, Irmela von der Lühe, and Gesine Palmer discussed the relationship between Rosenzweig and Luther from different perspectives.

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Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

Cranach portrait painting of Luther and photo of Franz Rosenzweig

Cranach portrait painting of Luther and photo of Franz Rosenzweig;

Franz Rosenzweig and Martin Buber embarked upon a new translation of the Hebrew Bible into German together in 1924. Rosenzweig himself had considered converting to Protestant Christianity in earlier years.
In 1926, the philosopher of religion wrote the essay "The Scriptures and Luther", which is being discussed in Brumlik's book.

Franz Rosenzweig

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Martin Luther

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Bible translations

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Video recording of the book presentation and discussion Luther, Rosenzweig, and the Script from 18 September 2017 (in German). Jewish Museum Berlin 2017

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  • When Monday 18 September 2017, 7 pm
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  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

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  • Entry fee

    Free of charge

  • Please note This event will held in German

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