The Temple in Renaissance Imagination

Dates: 
Thursday, Oct 26,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Address: 
15 West 16th Street
Neighborhood: 
Union Square
Phone: 
2122948301
Cost: 
Free

Throughout the Renaissance period, the Temple became a central symbol in the negotiation of ground between religion and science, Judaism and Christianity, post-imperial powers and rising national states. Giuseppe Veltri (University of Hamburg) discusses Jewish intellectual responses to the appropriation of the Temple in these new contexts.