The Study of the Hebrew Bible

  • Founded
    1968
  • Seminar Number
    473

The seminar is composed of scholars of different faiths and traditions with a common interest in research and teaching of the Hebrew Bible. The focus of the seminar is research illuminating the cultural milieu, language, text, and interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. This research is characterized by a variety of methodologies, including historical-critical, literary, philological, archaeological, and sociological approaches to the text, as well as history of interpretation. Research on ancient near eastern cultures and languages relating to ancient Israel is also regularly presented.


Chair
Professor Heath Dewrell
heath.dewrell@ptsem.edu

Rapporteur
David DeLauro
ddelauro@scholarsgateway.com


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

 

Welcome

Meetings

09/07/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Deuteronomy 1:3 and the Lawgiving in the Pentateuchal Sources
Baruch J. Schwartz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Abstract




10/09/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Bodies, Cities, and Ships: Beauty and the Poetics of Description in Ezekiel 27
Jacqueline Vayntrub, Brandeis University
Abstract




11/13/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
Abraham Tal, Tel Aviv University




12/06/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
Esther J. Hamori, Union Theological Seminary




01/18/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
Eric D. Reymond, Yale University




02/26/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
Isabel Cranz, University of Pennsylvania




03/22/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
Laura Quick, Princeton University




04/16/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
TK
John J. Collins, Yale University