Julius Wellhausen and the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Room G51 ERI Building
Wednesday 25 February 2015 (19:30-21:30)


MOSAIC - The Birmingham Society for Jewish Studies in association with the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham presents  a lecture on one of Göttingen’s most well known biblical scholars and orientalists.

Speaker: Professor Reinhard G Kratz (University of Göttingen, Germany; Visiting Fellow St. John’s College, Cambridge).

Reinhard Kratz is Professor for Old Testament at the University of Göttingen in Germany and currently Overseas Visiting Fellow at St. John’s College Cambridge. He is the author of ten books on the Hebrew Bible and early Judaism as well as a large number of scholarly articles. In addition he is the director of two major research projects: a Dictionary of the Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a multi-volume edition of the ancient Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible (the famous Göttingen Septuagint Project).

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