20 Aug 2015 - 20 Aug 2015

Almeida Greeks

From Dionysos to Dawkins

Proagon: Discussion & Debate

Tickets £7 (£5 concessions

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“What if God was one of us?” - Joan Osborne

What if a god were alive and among us now? How would we know? What would it mean and how might we act? This Almeida Questions panel takes a closer look at the Athenian understanding of the divine and its relation to the human, and asks how it has shaped subsequent art, society and religion.

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Dates & Tickets

Thu 20 Aug 6pm

Dr Joan Taylor, Professor of Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism at King’s College London, is a historian of religion with special interests in biblical, Jewish and early Christian literature, archaeology, ancient cultural contexts and issues of women/gender. She is the author of numerous articles and books (most recently Jesus and Brian, published by Bloomsbury), and she also writes novels and poetry.