Sacred Texts & Oral Traditions

Code: IPT5/712

Dates: January 18, 2021 - April 9, 2021 on Thursdays

Time: 2:00 pm for 3 Hours

Purpose: 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.

Pre-requisites:  None

Available via Zoom: Synchronous or Asynchronous