Posted on January 31, 2012 by Barer
[Cross posted from my blog] Last week at Pardes marked the end of a four-part lecture series given by professor James Kugel, one of the preeminent scholars of the Bible alive today. He painted an extremely interesting picture in answering the question that titled the lectures: Has Modern Biblical Scholarship Killed the Bible? The lectures Continue Reading »
Posted on January 27, 2012 by Derek Kwait
(X-posted from my home blog, Yinzer in Yerushalayim) Despite popular belief, the Creation narrative in the Bible does not depict creatio ex nihilo, a creation of something out of nothing, or יש מאין (yeish mayain), as we say in Hebrew. In fact, as even the most cursory glance at Genesis 1 will tell you, before Continue Reading »
Posted on January 20, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media
Pardes is honored to have had Bar-Ilan Professor Uriel Simon lecture. Below are last year’s lectures from Professor Simon on “Am I My Brother’s Keeper: An Anatomy of Fratricide.” This is an example of what Pardes students and community benefit from. Professor Simon was the chair of the Bible Department at Bar-Ilan University. This is Continue Reading »
Posted on January 17, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media
Pardes is honored to have had Bar Ilan Professor Uriel Simon lecture. Below are last year’s lectures from Professor Simon on “Expulsion from Eden – Is Eve to be blamed for everything.” This is from the Annual Hershdorfer Kantrowitz Brettler Lecture Series at Pardes on February 2, 2010.