Vancouver School of Theology

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Kabbalah: A Jewish Theology

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Course Dates: July 4-8

Kabbalah (“received tradition”) is a metaphorical tapestry of Jewish texts, practices, and ideas that invite deep spiritual and theological reflection. Together, we will enter this tapestry, following the shape of its historical development. Using primary and secondary texts along with reflective experiences, we will explore kabbalistic interpretations of creation, God’s nature, prayer, and Hebrew Bible.

Rabbi Dr. Laura Duhan-Kaplan is the Director of Inter-Religious Studies and Professor of Jewish Studies at VST. As Professor Emerita of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte and Rabbi Emerita of Or Shalom Synagogue, Laura brings a unique integration of philosophy and spirituality to our summer school.

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