Presentation Title

The Biblical Criticism of Ibn Hazm the Andalusian: A Medieval Control for Modern Diachronic Method

Presenter Status

Professor of Hebrew Bible, The Zalman Shamir Bible Department

Location

Seminary Chapel

Start Date

26-3-2018 7:00 PM

End Date

26-3-2018 7:30 PM

Session

The Dating of the Pentateuch

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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The Biblical Criticism of Ibn Hazm the Andalusian: A Medieval Control for Modern Diachronic Method

Seminary Chapel