Women in Genesis

ERI Building, Room G51
Monday 2 June 2014 (19:30-21:30)

The Birmingham Society for Jewish Studies in association with the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham presents a series of three lectures on the broad theme of Second Temple Judaism: The Cradle of the Bible and the Hotbed of Creative (Re)writing.

The second lecture in the series entitled Women in Genesis will be given by Dr Angela Kim Harkins.

Angela is a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham (2014-2016). She is on leave from Fairfield University (Fairfield CT, USA) where she is an associate professor of Religious Studies and a faculty member of the Center for Judaic Studies. She is the author or editor of 3 scholarly works, including Reading with an ‘I’ to the Heavens: Looking at the QumranHodayot through the Lens of Visionary Traditions (2012) and The Watchers in Jewish and Christian Traditions, co-edited with Kelley Coblentz Bautch and John C, Endres, S.J. (2014), as well as numerous articles on Qumran prayer and interpretation.

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