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Monday, June 10 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
What do Jews believe?

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Are there essential doctrines or beliefs in Judaism? In this talk, Mark Baker will reflect on the unique features of Jewish theology and how its themes of iconoclasm, exile, return and covenant have reverberated in both traditional and modern contexts. The talk will focus on Jewish texts from the rabbinic and the contemporary Jewish canon that capture the archetypal Jewish posture of argument and dissent.


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Mark Baker

Mark Baker is Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and Associate Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the School of Historical Studies, Monash University. He completed his DPhil at Oxford University and was twice a Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Before moving to Monash, he was a lecturer in Jewish history at the University of Melbourne and he has taught widely in the fields of modern Jewish history... Read More →


Monday June 10, 2013 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Scientia Building Gallery 2

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