Dr. Amy-Jill Levine to give 11th Reif Lecture
All are invited to the
11TH ANNUAL PAT REIF MEMORIAL LECTURE
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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