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Sacred Texts and Oral Traditions

January 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

Illuminated Quran, a sacred txet 250 old edition.

Graduate course taught by Rabbi Laura Duhan-Kaplan:

An introduction to sacred scripture and oral narrative in four traditions: Tanakh in Judaism, New Testament in Christianity, Qur’an in Islam, and Oral Stories in Indigenous Traditions. For each tradition, we will become acquainted with content, history, transmission, interpretation, and cultural significance. We will highlight oral teachings within each tradition, and overlapping story threads between the traditions.

Students who wish to attend must enroll in the full VST course as student or auditor.


January 21
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST