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Online study continues to attract students and professionals of all ages. At the Woolf Institute, we have witnessed a significant increase in popularity for our e-learning courses, prompting us to further our online opportunities. Our aim is to continue to promote life-long learning and we welcome suggestions for future course themes.

Our courses offer individuals the opportunity to interact with interesting and like-minded people from all over the world and from all walks of life. Online study brings education right into your home.

In collaboration with the American University in Washington, we offer annually Bridging the Great Divide: the Jewish-Muslim Encounter, a 15-week course which explores the history, culture and theology of Muslims and Jews, reflecting both on similarities and differences as well as the major challenges.

The Woolf Institute team-led annual course, Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges, is a three-part course which focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims and their impact in modern Europe, looking at their history, culture and issues of citizenship.

****New to 2017**** is Religion is... which will provide participants with an introduction to religion and will allow anyone who has a thirst for knowledge to discover narratives and stories and to travel through time and reflect on key events and historical moments.

****New to 2017**** is Interreligious Understanding Today which will provide a forum for participants to explore different kinds of interreligious understanding between Abrahamic religions and beyond and compare the ways in which such understanding can be achieved in different cultural and political contexts in the world (US, Asia, Europe).

****New to 2017**** is Representations of Jewish-Christian Relations in Literature which will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with various texts from English Literature through the lens of interfaith studies, to understand the narrative of deep-seated prejudices and to recognise the value of dialogue to dispel these views.

Learn more about the courses we offer by clicking on the course titles above or on the left-hand tabs.


Dr Emma Harris: eth22@cam.ac.uk

Tel: (01223) 741 038

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