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Monday, June 14 • 9:30am - 10:30am
How and why Jews and Christians read Scripture differently

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The Jewish Tanakh and the Christian Old Testament differ in translation, punctuation, definitions, theology, emphasis and even canonical order. How and why do Jews and Christians hold different interpretations of Isaiah 7.14 (pregnant woman or virginal conception), Isaiah's "suffering servant," the Garden of Eden ("original sin" or "original opportunity"), views of the land of Israel, the role of Law, and Psalm 22? Why do our interpretive differences matter so much?

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Amy-Jill Levine

The first Jew to teach New Testament at Rome’s Pontifical Biblical Institute, AJ Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt. Her books include The Jewish Annotated New Testament and The Bible... Read More →

Monday June 14, 2021 9:30am - 10:30am AEST
Club Bar
  Text tradition and philosophy