‘Understanding & Interpreting Sacred Texts’

Perspectives From The Three Abrahamic Faiths


Sacred TextsJoin us at the Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) in a free on line event series:  ‘Understanding and Interpreting Sacred Texts – Perspectives From The Three Abrahamic Faiths’ featuring Rabbi Fred Morgan, Associate Prof. Adam Cooper and Sheikh Alaa El Zokm.

As a series of three Thursday evening sessions, each session will focus on one faith tradition with the speaker offering an approach to reading and interpreting their sacred texts followed by Q&A.

The aim is to deepen our knowledge and appreciation of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim texts so we gain more of an understanding of the connection with people from the Abrahamic faiths and can engage more fully in dialogue with each other.


Session 1 – Jewish Tradition • Rabbi Fred Morgan, 8th October

Session 2 – Christian Tradition • Associate Prof. Adam Cooper, 15th October

Session 3 – Muslim Tradition • Sheikh Alaa El Zokm, 22nd October

Cost:  Free

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm.

Where: On line using Zoom with entry from 6.50 pm 

Registration: To register on Eventbrite  Click here.  All those who register will be emailed further details and Zoom link for the virtual event nearer the time of the event.  We ask that all participants review the JCMA Principles of Dialogue by visiting this link http://jcma.org.au/priniciples-of-dialogue/. We look forward to your participation. 

Further Information: Contact Ginette on 0400 211 221 or executiveofficer@jcma.org.au.  For more information on the speakers click here: Speaker Profiles

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