Armed with Scripture: Qur’an and Torah as Weapons in the War of Ideas

Date posted: 12/23/15

We tend to call on the authority of religious texts to validate our own views. When those views, however, get adversarial, sacred texts also become militant ones. 

Scholars:

Sarah Bassin, Rabbi

Associate Rabbi, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

About Sarah Bassin

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Ph.D., Rabbi

The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles

About Tamara Cohn Eskenazi

Edina Lekovic

Public Affairs Consultant, Muslim Public Affairs Council

About Edina Lekovic

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