Centre for Jewish Studies Scriptural Encounters Programme

Event details

  • December 2, 2021
  • 12:00 pm

Reading challenging sacred texts. Scriptural Encounters bring together different faiths to debate and discuss controversial topics. This is a new series on Gender Diversity. This session will be led by Rabbi Ariel Abel as the presenter of Jewish texts. 1200-13:30 hybrid event, on campus (University Place 4.214) and on zoom. Thu 28 Oct 2021. Further information.

Torah, New Testament, Qur’an

Scriptural Encounter is a textual study-discussion forum to achieve mutual understanding over potentially contentious texts on particular topics. It is hosted by the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester in partnership with members of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities of Greater Manchester. In connection with the Northern Partnership.


Current Events

2 December 21. Scriptural Encounter meeting. The theme of the current series is Gender Diversity. Will be on Islamic texts, speaker TBC. 1200-13:30 hybrid event, on campus (University Place 3.209) and on zoom.

To register for the meetings please contact Rabbi Dr Reuven Silverman, email [email protected]. When registered you will receive details of the texts and the zoom link if that is required.