Contact Info


Phone: (504) 866-8793

Director: Ronna Burger, Department of Philosophy

Secretary: Nancy Tatarski

Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel:

Newcomb Campus
1229 Broadway St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
[Google Maps link]

Judeo-Christian Studies Chair


Upcoming Event

Monday, February 19, 2018
7:30 p.m., Rogers Chapel

Eleanor and Nathaniel P. Phillips, Sr. Memorial Lecture


Khalil Habib


"Ibn Khaldun and the Rise and Fall of Empire"

Khalil Habib teaches in the Department of Philosophy and directs the Pells Honors Program at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. After receiving an MA in Political Science at the University of Toronto, he went on to obtain his PhD in Philosophy at Boston University (2006). Professor Habib's teaching interests include classes on Islamic philosophy as well as ancient, medieval, and modern political thought. He is the editor of a collection, Cosmopolitanism in an Age of Globalization: Citizens without States, which includes his own contribution on "Ibn Tufayl's Critique of Cosmopolitanism in Hayy Ibn Yaqzan." Other publications range from essays on the Greek comic poet Aristophanes, to Machiavelli and Tocqueville, and the fourteenth century Arabic thinker Ibn Khaldun.

The lecture, in the Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel, 1229 Broadway, is open to the University community and public at no charge. For further information call 504-866-8793 or e-mail

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Tulane Religious Studies Minor

Religion is and always has been a central feature of human life, for individuals and communities. The interdisciplinary field of Religious Studies enables students to approach it from different perspectives: philosophical, historical, political, sociological, anthropological and literary.

Click here for more information on the Religious Studies Minor

or contact:
Ronna Burger, Dept. of Philosophy:
or Nancy Tatarski, Judeo-Christian Studies:


Recent Events

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Mary Anna and Rabbi Julian B. Feibelman Memorial Public Lecture


Jon Levenson


"The Sacrifice of the Son
in the Three 'Abrahamic' Traditions"

Jon D. Levenson, Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard University, received his PhD at Harvard in 1975 and has been teaching there since 1988. Professor Levenson’s work centers on the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible and the ways in which it has been understood over the centuries. He brings to his studies a particular interest in philosophical and theological issues and in the relationship of Judaism and Christianity. His book Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life (Yale 2006) won a National Jewish Book Award and an award from the Biblical Archaeology Society. Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Princeton 2012) was listed by Choice as one of the Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013. His most recent book is The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism (Princeton University Press, 2015).

Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel 

Rogers Memorial Chapel, Tulane University

Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel Location:

Newcomb Campus of Tulane University

1229 Broadway St.

New Orleans, LA 70118

[Google Maps link]

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000