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Friday, November 1 • 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Plenary 2: Hermeneutics of the Other and Theology of Difference

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This plenary is on the topic: “Hermeneutics of the Other and Theology of Difference.” It will feature Deborah Kerdeman, a former President of the Philosophy of Education Society of North America, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of Washington, USA, Michelle Voss Roberts, Principal and Professor of Theology at Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, Canada, and Elie Holzer, Ochs Chair for Teaching Jewish Religious Studies and Professor in the School of Education at Bar Ilan University, Israel. This session will include the study of texts from the New Testament, the Koran and Rabbinic literature about teaching & learning.


Mehmet Hilmi Tuna

Institute for Islamic Theology and Religion, University of Innsbruck
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Deborah Kerdeman

Emeritus professor, College of Education, University of Washington
As a philosopher of education, I aim to help students cultivate the dispositions, habits of mind, and skills of critical reasoning that will enable them to confront, analyze, and learn from life’s existential and moral challenges.  In an age dominated by instrumental discourse... Read More →
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Michelle Voss Roberts

Principal and Professor of Theology, Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto
Michelle Voss Roberts is the 13th principal of Emmanuel College and the first woman to lead the institution as Principal in its 90-year history.An expert in comparative theology, with a particular focus on Christian and Hindu contexts, Voss Roberts has also written widely about aesthetics... Read More →
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Elie Holzer

Ochs Chair for Teaching Jewish Religious Studies and Director of the Stern Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Education, Bar Ilan University
Rabbi Elie Holzer serves as Associate Professor and holds the R. Dr. Ochs Chair for Teaching Jewish Religious Studies at the School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Israel. He is a practice-oriented philosopher of education who specializes in Jewish thought and in philosophical... Read More →

Friday November 1, 2019 4:00pm - 5:45pm
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