Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies @ PSU presents an open lecture, "Christian Responses to Pluralism in the Roman Empire" by Robert Kugler,
Wright Professor of Christian Studies, Lewis and Clark College.
What were the social circumstances across the Roman Empire when early Christianity began to distinguish itself from its parent, Judaism? Kuglers lecture surveys a variety of early Christian responses to this challenge found in Luke-Acts; Revelation; Hebrews; and 1 Peter; Didache.
Free and open to all. The lecture is part of the summer course, Religion and Identity in the Greco-Roman World: Jews, Christians, and Others, taught by Rob Kugler. The syllabus is available at www.judaic.pdx.edu/osjs. Free street parking is available after 6 pm and free parking in PSU structures after 7 pm. Call 503.725.3601 for information.
Location: 401 Cramer Hall, PSU (Broadway and Montgomery)