Religion and feminism may sound like a contradiction in terms. Nevertheless, religiously grounded approaches that aim to reread religious texts from a feminist perspective are currently taking shape. What are the lines of conflict between traditional readings and these new interpretations, and how do the religious communities perceive such innovations?
W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
(Opposite the Museum)
Discussants: Judith Plaskow, New York, religious scholar and author of one of the first works of Jewish feminist theology, and Ziba Mir-Hosseini, London, researcher on Islamic law and gender.
Dialogical lecture Series in the Context of the Jewish-Islamic Forum of the W. Michael Blumenthal Academy
Lecture Series 2015/16: Judaism & Islam in the Diaspora (5)