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Renowned Professor Amy-Jill Levine to deliver lecture

Harry Lyman Hooker Lecture on October 22

Professor Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University) will deliver the 2018 Harry Lyman Hooker Lecture. Her topic: “Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing Jesus’s Parables as Jewish Stories.”

Oct 16, 2018

At 7pm on Monday, October 22, 2018, Professor Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University) will deliver the 2018 Harry Lyman Hooker Lecture. Her topic: “Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing Jesus’s Parables as Jewish Stories.” Location: McMaster Health Sciences Centre, Room 1A6. All are welcome to attend!

Professor Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science; she is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge UK. She is a distinguished and highly-sought-after public speaker. She is highly respected in the academic world of biblical and Jewish studies and is an engaging speaker on the topic of Judaism and Christianity. She has received many awards and fellowships for her ground-breaking scholarship, and frequently is asked to give public and academic lectures at major universities around the world.