The Afterlife of Biblical Texts

Lecture Room 3 - Arts Building
Wednesday 27 January 2016 (17:00-18:00)

For information contact Charlotte Hempel at or Isabel Wollaston

  • The 7th annual Rabbi Leonard Tann Memorial Lecture
  • Professor James Kugel

James Kugel taught for 21 years at Harvard as Starr Professor of Hebrew Literature and is now Professor of Bible at Bar Ilan University, Israel. A specialist in the Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Kugel is the author of over 80 research articles and 15 books, including The Idea of Biblical PoetryIn Potiphar’s HouseOn Being a Jew, and The Bible As It Was (Winner of the Grawemeyer Prize in Religion in 2001). His more recent books include The God of OldThe Ladder of JacobHow to Read the Bible (National Jewish Book Award for the best book of 2007), In the Valley of the Shadow, and A Walk Through Jubilees.

This event is hosted under the Auspices of the Department of Theology and Religion Project: Jewish Heritage and Culture: Birmingham Perspectives. 

ALL WELCOME. Please register with Helen Ingram 0121 415 8332.

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