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Proverbs I

Part 1 of 3 Wednesday, November 3, 2010

A general introduction to wisdom literature both in the Bible and in Ancient Near Eastern literature, and an introduction to the Book of Proverbs, which will include a discussion on authorship, structure, content and function.  

Ilana Sasson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS

  

Proverbs II

Part 2 of 3 Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Discussion of the topic of female images in the Book of Proverbs. In this lecture we will examine the different characteristics, roles and symbolic values of the prototypical and individual women featured in the Book of Proverbs.  

Ilana Sasson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS

  

Proverbs III

Part 3 of 3 Wednesday, December 1, 2010

A study and close reading of several selected passages in the Book of Proverbs. Through these passages we will examine liturgy, medieval Judeo-Arabic exegeses and the history of interpretation.  

Ilana Sasson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS.

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