Lectures & Classes

The Regulars’ Table: What is a Human?

When: Thu., Jan. 25, 7-9 p.m. 2018

Rachel Rafe Neis and Catherine Michael Chin ask, “What is a Human?” The Regulars’ Table January 25 | 6:30pm Doors | 7-9pm Conversation Rachel Neis is an associate professor appointed in History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, and holds the Jean and Samuel Frankel Chair in Rabbinics. Questions related to the body and the senses, materiality and ritual space, the formations of religious identity and practice, and the boundaries between humans and other entities (animals, objects, images) drive her work. Dr. Neis had written about visuality, prayer, pilgrimage, icon–­veneration and ‘mystical texts,’ and toilet habits. Her first

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