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Sunday, June 17 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Between the head and the heart: rationalism and mysticism in Judaism and Islam

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Have you ever felt the allure of the esoteric? Or perhaps you feel that intellectual rigour is lacking from religion? In this session, Haroon Moghul and Raphael Dascalu present their perspectives on the relationship between rationalism and mysticism in Islamic and Jewish traditions, and engage in a lively dialogue about the roles that these orientations can play in our own lives.

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Raf Dascalu

Raphael is a native of Sydney, currently residing in Melbourne. After studying at the University of Sydney and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he completed his PhD at the University of Chicago, focusing on medieval Jewish history and philosophy. He has studied at Yeshivat Hakibbutz... Read More →
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Haroon Moghul

Fellow in Jewish-Muslim Relations at Shalom Hartman Institute of N.A.
Haroon Moghul is a writer, commentator and educator. He's the Fellow in Jewish—Muslim Relations at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and teaches at the Columbia University School of Journalism. His most recent book is How to be a Muslim: An American Story.

Sunday June 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am AEST