The Jewish Calendar – the best of both worlds
24th February 2022 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm£5.00
Christians use a solar calendar. Muslims use a lunar calendar. The Jewish calendar is soli-lunar, combining the two. In this talk Dr Chris Mitchell will discuss the Jewish calendar’s ancient roots, and show how the complexity involved in having to combine two different cycles led to some surprising consequences far beyond Judaism, including opening the door to modern science in Europe.
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