Taubman Lecture Series | The Construction of Jewish Identity in the Second Temple Period

Apocalypticism and Torah
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 10:00am to 12:00pm
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Professor Collins will consider how the traditional understanding of the covenant was modified when it was supplemented by claims of a higher revelation in the apocalyptic literature.

John Collins, Holmes Professor of Old Testament, Yale University Divinity School, will give the lecture as related to the construction of Jewish Identity in the Second Temple Period.


Presented by the Jewish Studies Program at UC Berkeley and sponsored by Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Chair of Talmudic Culture.

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