How to Answer a “Fool” (remote)

Lecturer(s)
Christine Hayes
Weis Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica, Yale University
Location
Online
Date
Thursday April 22
Time
7 p.m. ET

What is the best way to engage with those who appear to us to be ignorant or wicked? What can biblical and rabbinic debates over the duty, utility, and virtue of answering a “fool” teach us about the possibilities and limitations of the disappearing art of civil discourse?

This program is part of the Association of Jewish Studies Distinguished Lecture Series.
 

Member of Lifelong Learning Cost
$5
Nonmember Cost
$10