Dr. Amy-Jill Levine to give 11th Reif Lecture

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 3:42PM

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine to give 11th Reif Lecture Vanderbilt University's Dr. Levine to lecture on lost meanings of the parables of Jesus.

All are invited to the


Of Sheep, Coins, and Children: Finding the Lost Meanings of Jesus' Parables

By Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
Mudd Theater

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, & Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School & College of Arts and Sciences. She is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge, UK. Her recent books include: The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus and The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures & the Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us (co-authored with Douglas Knight). With Marc Brettler of Brandeis University, she has edited the Jewish Annotated New Testament (Oxford). A self-described “Yankee Jewish Feminist,” Professor Levine is a member of Congregation Sherith Israel, an Orthodox Synagogue in Nashville, TN, although she is often quite unorthodox.

There is no charge for the lecture, which will be followed by a book signing and sale. For more information, contact janice.poss@cgu.edu and see the event poster.

Co-sponsors of the Lecture include:

  • CGU Dept. Of Religion
  • Immaculate Heart Community & College Alumnae Board
  • Immaculate Heart College Center
  • MSMC Religious Studies Dept.
  • MSMC Office of the Graduate Dean
  • Center for Sexuality, Gender & Religion, Claremont School of Theology & Claremont Lincoln University
  • Disciples Seminary Foundation

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