Biblical Studies in Memory of Baruch A. Levine, zoom April 6-7, 2022

Discussion about the Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, pseudepigrapha, Philo, Josephus, Talmud, Dead Sea Scrolls, archaeology, etc.
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Biblical Studies in Memory of Baruch A. Levine, zoom April 6-7, 2022

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Biblical Studies in Memory of Baruch A. Levine
April 6-7, 2022


Day 1: April 6, 2022

Greetings and Session One - 10am
Chair: Lawrence H. Schiffman
Lawrence H. Schiffman and Jeffrey Rubenstein - Greetings
Ed Greenstein - The Epic Background of the Balaam Story
Baruch Schwartz - Source Criticism and Text Criticism: The Case of Exodus 4:21
Carol Meyers - The Tabernacle: A Virtual Reality
Moshe Bernstein - Rewriting the Book of Ruth in Jewish Late Antiquity
Q&A

Lunch Break

Session Two - 1pm
Chair: Mahri Leonard-Fleckman
Dylan Johnson - Inheritance and Ancestor Traditions in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
Michael Stahl - Battle of the Gods: Monotheism and Empire in 1 Kings 18
Ki-Eun Jang - Ethnicity, Modernity, and Biblical Studies: 'Gentilics' as a Case Study
Mark Smith - Word Matters in Psalm 1: Sonant Particles and Parallelism, with Speculation on the Poem’s Scribal Production
Q&A

Day 2: April 7, 2022

Session Three - 10am
Chair: Rami Arav
Lisbeth S. Fried - The Book of Ruth: A Folktale, Analyzed according to the Morphology of V. Propp
Daniel Fleming - Yahweh before Israel: A Pastoralist People of the Levantine Interior
Stuart Miller - Rethinking the Origins of Ritual Baths
Ross Brann - Solomon ibn Gabirol and Job
Q&A

Lunch Break

Session Five and Concluding Remarks - 1pm
Chair: Bob Chazan
Lawrence Schiffman - Forbidden Fats in the Bible and Second Temple Literature
Eva von Dassow - Wingèd words: from Sumer to America via Torah
Alex Jassen - Persecution and Storytelling in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Andrew Gross - The Use of Verba Solemnia from Late Bronze Age Syria to the Mishnah
Q&A
Daniel Fleming - Concluding Remarks

Please note that these times are Eastern Time (NYC).
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