Briner Lecturer: Amy-Jill Levine

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and Program in Jewish Studies. Her thirty books include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus; Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi; four children’s books (with Sandy Sasso); The Gospel of Luke (with Ben Witherington III); and The Jewish Annotated New Testament (co-edited with Marc Z. Brettler). In 2019 she became the first Jew to teach New Testament at Rome’s Pontifical Biblical Institute.
10:00 AM
“Returning to Jacob’s Well” Amy-Jill Levine will speak on the story of The Woman at the Well
11:30 AM
Further Conversation with Amy-Jill Levine (Room 314-315) “The Lord’s Prayer as a Jewish Prayer”
2:00 PM
Briner Lecture (Sanctuary) “Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing the Parables through Jewish Ears”