Class Information for Fall 2019: HISTORY AND BELIEFS OF MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS, 9:00-11:00 am, Fridays, November 1, 8, 15 and 22, Beardsley Recreation Center, Agave Room (F179)
The five major religions of the world are uniquely fascinating and meaningful. We can learn a great deal about who we are and our concerns about life and death from these wonderful teachings... Join us for a short informative insights about Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and how they have evolved over time and situations. The instructor will utilize lecture and written materials to impart an understanding and appreciation of their diversity and similarities. Instructor David Rosenberg, was born in Israel in 1950 and eventually came to the US. He began his religious at an early age in England at Gateshead Rabbinical Seminary and studied Biblical Hebrew, Arimaic, Talmud and codes. Returning to America in 1968, Rabbi Rosenberg attended Wright Junior College in Chicago where he studied Jewish Law and attained a Rabbinical Ordination at Telshe Yeshiva. Later he studied Comparative Religion, Early Christianity and Buddhism, and earned a BA in Religious Studies from the University of California Riverside. At Fuller Seminary he gained further education in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Ugaridic studies. After meeting his wife he settled into a Rabbinic career with a strong background in ancient mid-Eastern religions, early Christianity and Judaism.