AJCO Lecture: Prof. Amy-Jill Levine, Tues (11.19.2013), 7:00-8:30pm

Amy-Jill LevineFriends,

On Tuesday evening, November 19 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. we will host another AJCO special lecture with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine.

Dr. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the College of Arts and Sciences. She is also Affiliated Professor at the Woolf Institute, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.

Professor Levine’s numerous books, articles, and essays address such topics as Second-Temple Judaism, Christian origins, Jewish-Christian relations, and biblical women. She has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and has held office in the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the Association for Jewish Studies.

A widely sought-after speaker, she has given hundreds of talks on biblical topics to both academic and nonacademic audiences, including church, synagogue, and community groups throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Her awards include grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Her topic will be “Common Christian Misunderstandings about First-Century Judaism.”  

It will be on the Battery Park campus in a room still TBD.

In order to gauge our need for space, please contact Constance (constance.diggs@nyack.edu) if you plan to attend and/or you are encouraging your students to attend. We are happy to take attendance for your records in case you want to assign it as extra credit.

Join us for what will doubtless be an informative and thought-provoking evening.

-AJCO Director, Dr. R. Steven Notley
Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins
Director of Graduate Programs in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins
Nyack College, New York City
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E-mail: notleys@verizon.net
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“Judaism and Christianity are not mother and daughter, but they are in reality sisters, because the mother of both is ancient Judaism” -David Flusser


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