Presentation Title

Preliminary Research on Implications of Tiberias for Pentateuchal Studies

Presenter Status

Professor of Hebrew Bible, The Zalman Shamir Bible Department

Location

Seminary Chapel

Start Date

5-4-2016 2:00 PM

End Date

5-4-2016 2:30 PM

Session

Interrelations of Legal Material in Torah

Biographical Sketch

Joshua Berman is a professor of Hebrew Bible at Bar-Ilan University, Israel and a fellow at the Herzl Institute, Jerusalem. He holds a BA in Religion from Princeton, a PhD in Hebrew Bible from Bar-Ilan University, and Orthodox ordination from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. He is the author of Narrative Analogy in the Hebrew Bible: Battle Stories and Their Equivalent Non-battle Narratives (Brill, 2004), and of Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought (Oxford, 2008), a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Scholarship. He is currently finishing work on a volume to be titled: Composing Inconsistency: The Pentateuch and Ancient Convention.

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Preliminary Research on Implications of Tiberias for Pentateuchal Studies

Seminary Chapel