“Breathing out violence:” Fake News and other dangerous speech in Ancient Israel"

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“Breathing out violence:” Fake News and other dangerous speech in Ancient Israel"

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I don't know her or what she will say.

“Breathing out violence:” Fake News and other dangerous speech in Ancient Israel

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Emerging Scholars Lecture with Emily Branton, department of religious studies.

“Breathing out violence:” Fake News and other dangerous speech in Ancient Israel

Monday, November 14, 2022, 5:30pm, remote event: Zoom
Co-sponsored by: UNC Department of Religious Studies

In the era of social media, we are acutely aware of how dangerous a
tweet, a sound bite, or a pernicious piece of medical misinformation
can be. This might feel like uncharted territory, but Ancient
Israelites in the biblical period also lived in a world of dangerous
and even deadly speech. Join us to explore descriptions of, and
responses to, dangerous speech in the Hebrew Bible and other ancient
Near Eastern literature.

Remote event via Zoom. Registration is required on Eventbrite:
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://bre ... u6QRfqZGvR$

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Emily Branton earned a BA in Religion from Smith College, and an MA in
Religion from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. She is
currently a doctoral candidate in the department of religious studies
at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the 2022-23 Carolina Center for Jewish Studies
Dissertation Completion Fellow. [...]
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