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Adams, Sharon Mar Instructor


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  • Dr. Adams's research focuses on Modern Jewish thought, particularly Christian and Jewish dialogue and religious/conversion experience in the works and lives of Franz Rosenzweig, Magrit Rosenstock-Huessy Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Edith Stein, Simone Weil and Lou Andreas-Salome. Her teaching and research continues to explore and emphasize the Israeli and Palestinian conflict as one of the most misunderstood issues in American religious life. She focus on the study of comparative revelation in world religions traditions that allows for artistic expression to stand as a foundation for interfaith communication and dialogue. Her approach to a feminist theology revisits and utilizes psychoanalytic theories to shed light on the role of sexuality in religious ethos and practice in both the esoteric ritual and exoteric doctrine of select religious traditions.


  • Interfaith Dialogue, Psychedelics and Religious Experience Sex and Religion Franz Rosenzweig, Friedrich Nietzsche, Lou Andreas-Salome, Sylvia Plath, Mormonism Israeli and Palestinian Relations


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