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Monday, June 17 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Not as it seems: peeling back the layers of the biblical story

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Chazal (the rabbis), followed by the medieval biblical commentators, claimed that ‘there is no chronological order in the Torah’ and dealt thus with mismatches in the linear sequence of the biblical stories. What happens, though, when one goes a bit further with the rabbis’ claim and reads the biblical stories detached from their current linear order? In this session we will extract Torah stories from their final literary framework and reveal their hidden messages.

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Gili Kugler

Bible scholar, University of Sydney
Dr Kugler is a lecturer in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney. Her main area of teaching and researching is the Hebrew Bible, especially the historical and literary development of beliefs and traditions in the Bible. Gili is originally... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm PDT
Room 2

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