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Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: Dr. Adele Reinhartz, "Jesus: Bad Jew or Good Jew?"

Jan 27, 2016

Public Lecture Jesus: Bad Jew or Good Jew?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 p.m. Convocation Hall (UH 213)

Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor Sponsored through the generosity of the late Harry Lyman Hooker and the Department of Religious Studies

Dr. Adele Reinhartz, PhD (McMaster University, 1983) is Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her main areas of research are New Testament, early Jewish-Christian relations, the Bible and Film, and feminist biblical criticism. Dr. Reinhartz is the author of numerous articles and books, including Befriending the Beloved Disciple: A Jewish Reading of the Gospel of John (Continuum, 2001), Scripture on the Silver Screen (Westminster John Knox, 2003), Jesus of Hollywood (Oxford, 2007), Caiaphas the High Priest (University of South Carolina Press, 2011; Fortress 2012) and Bible and Cinema: An Introduction (Routledge, 2013). Dr. Reinhartz is the General Editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature. She was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2005. During the 2015-16 academic year, Dr. Reinhartz is serving as the Corcoran Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations at the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College. While there, she is completing a book on the Gospel of John and the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity.