Lecture: Paul's Jewish Ideas & His Gentile Audience

Dr. Serge Ruzer Tuesday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Dr. Serge Ruzer will be speaking on Paul's Jewish ideas and his gentile audience. The lecture is part of the International Leadership Conference hosted by the Institute Saint-Pierre de Sion, Ratisbonne and Bat Kol Christian Center for Jewish Studies. The lecture will be at the Salesian Monastery – Ratisbonne at 26 Rehov Shmuel Hanagid, Jerusalem. Open to the public. Free admission.

Ruzer obtained a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of  Jerusalem (1996), where he teaches at the Department of  Comparative Religion and is a Research Fellow at that University's Center for the Study of Christianity. His research and numerous publications pertain mostly to the Jewish background to nascent Christianity and early Syriac literature. Among his books: The Sermon on the Mount and Its Jewish Setting; Mapping the New Testament: Early Christian Writings as a Witness for Jewish Biblical Exegesis; In the Beginning Was the Word: Eight Conversations on the Fourth Gospel; Early Christian Beliefs: Challenges, Transformations, Polemics.